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Army Air Corps Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-12-02
Abstract The Army Air Corps Photographs of the 1923 Pulitzer Air Race is comprised of fifty-nine (59) black-and-white photographs primarily depicting the 1923 Pulitzer Air Race with nine (9) snapshots featuring the Sacramento Air Depot in 1940.

William Frederick Barns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-04-13
Abstract William Frederick "Bill" Barns (1920-1995) joined the United States Air Force in 1942 and flew in the European Theater during World War II. After the war, Barns served in the USAF in several capacities until his retirement in 1966 when he went to work in the private sector, including for Garrett Corporation. The collection contains a broad array of textual materials as well as photographs and digital images related to his military and professional careers.

Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-08-09
Contents of the Collection The Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection is comprised of photographs and various textual materials, including military records, orrders, certificates, and correspondence, primarily related to the World War II experience of Lewis Paul Bowers, a flight navigator on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator ("Rude Nude") of the 307th Bombardment Group, 13th Air Force. There are also some items related to post-war activities as well as personal and family materials. The bulk of the collection...

Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-06-17
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.

John Cook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-07-31
Abstract Born in Scotland, John Cook (1899-) was a mechanic who worked on the engines that powered the Douglas World Cruisers that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe by air. Cook also served in the military for thirty-six years and later was a Quality Control Inspector for the Air Force Aircraft program at Boeing. The collection contains photographs, slides, and textual materials primarily related to his time at Boeing as well as some photographs and documents related to his contribution...

Lee Embree Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-08-08
Abstract Lee R. Embree (1915-2008) was born in Iowa, enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1936, and was assigned to the 38th Reconnaisance Squadron as an aerial photographer during World War II. Embree was at Hickam Field, Hawaii during the 1941 Pearl Harbor bombing and took several photographs. The collection contains photographs, textual materials, audiovisual materials, and a scrapbook that relate to Embree's military service and photography as well as his post-war photography activities.

First in America Aviation Meet program

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1995-03-19
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of an original program for the 1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet at Dominguez Field. The front cover reads "Official Program, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1910 for First America Aviation Meet, Los Angeles, January 10-20, 1910, American & Foreign Aviators, Daily Flights, Los Angeles Day, Price, 10 cents."The inside pages list officers of the meet, aviators, and balloons scheduled to fly that day, and lists of prizes. On the left inside page, there is...

Goodman L. Goodmanson Los Angeles International Air Meet Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-03-13
Abstract Goodman L. Goodmanson (1886-1924) worked as a photographer for the Los Angeles Examiner during the 1910s. The collection is comprised of a photograph album containing sixty-three (63) black-and-white photographs depicting scenes from the Los Angeles International Air Meet of 1910 and a handwritten notecard presenting the album as a gift.

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.

James D. Griffin Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-08-25
Abstract James D. Griffin was an engineer for McDonnell Douglas Corporation. The collection contains five hundred and ninety-six (596) photographs, likely collected and notated by Griffin, featuring primarily Douglas Aircraft Company airplanes manufactured during the 1910s-1970s but also, to a lesser extent, other manufacturer models; including Aero Spacelines, Boeing, Consolidated, and Northrop. There is also a small amount of clippings, newsletters, and articles.

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Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
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Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.) 1
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Masson, Didier 1
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Michaud, Desiree "Jerry" Clifford, 1924-1982 1
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