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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.

The Becvar Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-07-24
Abstract George Becvar (1909-1990) was born in Denver, Colorado and with his brothers Lou (1908-1984) and Chuck (1904-1986) started Kent Flying Service which ran from approximately 1927-1930 in Kent, Washington. The collection consists of the pilot logbook for George Becvar and a scrapbook that primarily covers George Becvar's 1927-1931 flying career.

Byron Brown World War II Pilot materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2013-01-25-A
Contents of the Collection This is a small collection of textual materials relating to navigation and training for Army Air Forces pilots, dated 1943-1944.

Materials include an Army Air Forces Radio Facility Charts booklet, 1943; a navigation training guide [missing section 1], 1943; an empty envelope labeled "Pilots' Information File No. 10 Revision No. 10, June 1, 1944;" and a six-page instructor examination guide, undated.

James George Burton Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-11-25
Abstract The James George Burton Photographs are comprised of two panoramic photographs relating to the Balloon School at Ross Field, Arcadia, California.

Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-11-15
Content Description The Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection consists of materials relating to Call’s service as a Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) from 1942-1944. Materials are arranged alphabetically and span from 1939-2019 (bulk 1943-1980). The collection consists of about 0.6 cubic feet of material, including military records, licenses and membership cards, flight records and logbooks, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and clippings. Correspondence in the collection includes a...

G. W. Charters Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-06-27-A
Abstract The G. W. Charters Notebooks are comprised of three notebooks containing training notes of a World War I Army pilot.

Hamilton Coolidge World War I Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-10-16-101
Abstract Hamilton "Ham" Coolidge (1895-1918) was one of many young men from wealthy New England families who enlisted during World War I. The collection contains materials related to Captain Coolidge's service a pilot with the U.S. Army Air Service 94th Aero Squadron. Coolidge achieved Ace status, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, and was killed in action.

Charles W. Drew Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-02-17-and-2007-10-06
Abstract Charles Wallace Drew (1896-1979) served as a pilot with the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I, and later worked as an airport engineer. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, clippings, and other materials relating to Drew's wartime experience.

Muriel McAllister Dunn Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 1999-08-17
Contents of the Collection The Muriel McAllister Dunn Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection comprised of textual materials relating to Dunn's 1953-1957 flight attendant career with Pan American World Airways (Pan Am). The materials were collected by Dunn during her employment and include correspondence discussing stewardess requirements; employee training materials, including a manual that includes sections on meal service, DC-6 and DC-7 aircraft information, meteorology, and...

Melvin A. Erickson World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-05-10
Contents of the Collection The collection relates to the World War II service of Melvin A. Erickson, a B-17 pilot. It includes a pilot's logbook; military records, such as Erickson's war record, identity card, and discharge; aerial photographs of targets; and a photograph album which holds training and mission photographs.

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