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American Fighter Aces Association Oral Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-OralHist
Abstract Collection of approximately one hundred twenty (120) oral histories of Fighter Aces and several non-aces, including relatives of aces, other military pilots, and military historians.

Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-08-26-A
Content Description The Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings is a small collection consisting primarily of textual materials documenting Barr's professional and personal life from the late 1920s until his death in 1939. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Barr, as well as a few written by his wife Hortense, to his parents residing in Pittsburg, Kansas, from 1926 until 1939. The letters shed light on his military training, his work importing and demonstrating aircraft for...

The Julius A. Barr Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-6
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures Zhang Xueliang (also known as the "Young Marshal" and "Peter Chang") and General Chiang Kai-shek in the mid-1930s. The collection contains a photograph album with three hundred and thirty-nine (339) black-and-white photographs, most likely taken by Barr, covering his time in China.

Julius A. Barr Photograph Albums and Films

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-10-24
Abstract Julius A. Barr had a varied flight career in the 1920s and 1930s, notably spending time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures and later working as a Boeing test pilot. The collection includes 5 albums with more than 1,600 photographs and 11 films that document his personal life and career.

John D. Carroll World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2000-09-14
Contents of the Collection The collection relates to the World War II experience of 1st Lieutenant John D. Carroll, who served as a flight navigator and bombadier. It includes aeronautical charts for Hong Kong and Hungtze, China and Osaka and Choshi, Japan as well as a small amount of newspaper clippings related to World War II. Also present are photographs depicting military operations, such as reconnaissance and aerial bombardment, and aircraft, predominantly the B-29. The B-29 is featured in formation flight, dropping...

Jesse R. Crookshanks Flying Tigers Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2001-05-25
Contents of the Collection The collection includes photographs and assorted reunion publications, circa 1940s, related to the American Volunteer Group (AVG) "Flying Tigers" collected by AVG member Jesse R. Crookshanks.

Flying Tigers Association Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2001-04-27-A
Contents of the Collection The collection contains materials related to the 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG), also known as the "Flying Tigers." Materials from various members include logs, correspondence, identity cards, and photographic prints. Most of the material is from dates of active service, 1941-1942, but some items are commemorative, primarily lithographs and reunion materials, circa 1990s.

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.

Charles J. Langmack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-04-05
Abstract The Charles Langmack Papers contains textual materials, scrapbooks, and photographs concerning the life and military career of Charles Langmack (1907-1999). Langmack was an early Oregon aviator, and this collection equally documents both his civilian and military aviation careers.

Ralph H. Lyall World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1995-01-09
Contents of the Collection The Ralph Lyall World War II Collection relates primarily to the World War II service of pilot Ralph H. Lyall, Jr., who served in the China-Burma-India Theater from 1944-1945. The collection is a mix of loose materials and a scrapbook. Loose materials include a 1917 registration card for Ralph H. Lyall, Sr., military orders, certificates, correspondence, citations and recommendations, and records. Some items are photocopies and not original documents. One document from 1950 relates...

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