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John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

Terry Buckridge Alaskan Aviation Film Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1993-11-22
Contents of the Collection The Terry Buckridge Alaskan Aviation Film Collection is a small collection containing two privately-shot films from the 1940s relating to Alaskan aviation. The first film depicts a Star Air Service aircraft and a fishing trip to Lake Iliamna, Alaska, circa 1940s. It begins with footage of an unidentified group of men with fishing equipment, followed by shots of a Star Air Service Bellanca CH-400 Skyrocket seaplane (tail number NC-10795) and aerial views of towns, bodies of water,...

Dean E. Christianson World War II and Korean War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-09-01-A
Contents of the Collection The Dean E. Christianson World War II and Korean War Collection consists primarily of textal materials and a few visual materials from Dean's service as a navigator in the U.S. Army Transportion Corps. Included in the collection are correspondence files, personnel documents, military orders, charts, maps, navigator’s logs and flight plans, as well as a small amount of travel ephemera. The materials which range from 1941 to 1958, are organized in three series: Series I....

Merle M. Coons Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1284
Abstract Colonel Merle Coons (1921-1997) was a United States Air Force fighter pilot, earning ace status during World War II. The collection is a subset of the American Fighter Aces Collection and includes primarily textual materials, such as military orders and records, flight records and a log book, and a scrapbook, as well as a photograph album and a small amount of loose photographs.

Marilyn (Chittick) Deel Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2012-08-02
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of materials, including scrapbook pages and loose photographs as well as two clippings, related to Marilyn (Chittick) Deel and her time as a flight attendant and purser for Pan American World Airways (Pan Am), 1959-1961. The bulk of the collection are the scrapbook pages. The pages are black paper and primarily hold photographs using photo corners, tape, and/or glue. It also holds a few pieces of ephemera in the form of correspondence and clippings. Pages...

The James H. Dilonardo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-01-21
Abstract James H. Dilonardo was a local aviation enthusiast strongly tied to Boeing Field and The Museum of Flight. His collection consits of photographs, textual materials, sound recordings, and film largely related to aviation in Seattle, Washington and the Pacific Northwest.

Jules Graff World War II Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2004-02-12
Contents of the Collection The collection contains materials related to the World War II experience of Jules Graff, who served in the Army Air Forces. It includes 11 photographs that depict gun emplacements near San Francisco, California during World War II; a color slide of Jules Graff, taken at Attu Island; and correspondence and assorted ephemera, such as air mail stamps and a Thanksgiving Day menu for the 916th Army Air Force Base in Orlando, Florida.

Doris Hanson Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-06-25-A
Content Description The Doris Hanson Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection consisting of materials related to Hanson's career as a flight attendant. She worked as a flight attendand for Western Airlines from 1956-1959 and in Communications for Pan Am in 1954, but other airlines are represented in the collection as well. Materials related Hanson's work with Western Airlines include: "The Californian Champagne Flights" menu used as postcard, 1957; a 1959 ticket; a business card/badge...

Thomas Walter Jackson World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-12-06
Abstract Major Thomas Walter Jackson (1916-1942) was a United States Army Air Corps pilot and squadron commander who served in the Aleutian Island campaign during World War II. The collection contains textual materials, photographs, and a digitized film clip pertaining to the 1938-1942 military service of Jackson.

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