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Frederick Nelson Atwood Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-10-13
Overview The collection consists of one ledger book created by Frederick Nelson Atwood, circa 1862-1880, with his handwritten notes and illustrations. The ledger primarily consists of notes related to Atwood's career as an artist. Of particular interest note are his illustrations and notes on airships and balloons.

Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-05-07
Contents of the Collection The Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines (NWA) Flight Attendant Collection is relatively small and comprised of primarily textual materials with some photographs. The bulk of the material was collected by Austin during her flight attendant career with Northwest Orient Airlines from 1960-1965.Textual materials include a large amount of stewardess training materials, including instructions for various safety procedures, aircraft layouts, and assorted work sheets from stewardess...

Avro Lancaster technical report and letter

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 1986-08-12-A
Content Description The Avro Lancaster technical report and letter is a small collection of textual materials about the Avro Lancaster from 1942. The collection includes one bound volume with information about the Avro Lancaster bomber including a general description, information on the Merlin and Hercules engines, technical data, plans and elevation drawings, and proposed bomb placement diagrams. The plans and elevation drawings are folded into the volume but unfold to dimensions of about 29x39 inches. A "secret"...

Robert Bailey "Tuskegee Trigger Time" Signed Lithograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2022-05-13
Contents of the Collection This single-item collection consists of a lithograph titled "Tuskegee Trigger Time" reproducing a painting done by aviation artist Robert Bailey in 2005. The 23 x 34" print is numbered (78/100) and depicts the Tuskegee Airmen of the 301st Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group in North American P-51 Mustangs fending off a Luftwaffe attack while escorting a Royal Air Force de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito during a photo reconnaissance mission above Germany during early 1945. It features "Creamer's...

Elmer A. Ball World War II Negatives

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-06-30
Content Description The Elmer A. Ball World War II Negatives is a collection of 184 photographic negatives taken by Ball during his service with the U.S. Navy, much of which took place in Guam during the later years of World War II. The negatives are all medium format black-and-white negatives, except for one color transparency. They were not organized in any particular manner.The images depict a variety of people, activities, and buildings in and around Naval Air Station Agana on Guam from roughly...

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.

The Julius A. Barr Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-3
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures in the mid-1930s as well as worked as a Boeing test pilot from 1938-1939. The collection contains four clippings related to Barr's time at Boeing and his death.

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.

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photographic prints 339
World War, 1939-1945 156
clippings (information artifacts) 143
printed ephemera 138
correspondence 119
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Air pilots, Military 91
certificates 80
logs (records) 80
World War, 1914-1918 70
Airplanes, Military 57
booklets 57
military records 53
Airlines 50
Soldiers 50
Air pilots 49
aerial photographs 49
photocopies 49
photograph albums 47
scrapbooks 46
brochures 43
postcards 43
Flight attendants 41
identity cards 41
negatives (photographs) 40
Aircraft accidents 39
Boeing Company -- Employees 38
Washington (State) 38
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family 33
Seattle (Wash.) 33
maps (documents) 33
menus 32
newsletters 32
France 30
orders (military records) 30
Women in aeronautics 29
decals 29
slides (photographs) 29
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area 27
notes (documents) 26
Fighter pilots 25
business cards 25
Airplanes -- Design and construction 24
Northwest, Pacific 24
lithographs 24
memorandums 24
programs (documents) 24
Japan 23
articles 23
photographic postcards 23
technical drawings 22
technical reports 22
Airships 21
Flight training 21
Germany 20
notebooks 20
Alaska 19
Boeing Model 747 Family 19
digital prints 19
posters 19
Biplanes 18
China 18
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 18
Women air pilots 18
manuals (instructional materials) 18
Bombing, Aerial 17
California 17
Consolidated B-24 Liberator Family 17
Seaplanes 17
drawings (visual works) 17
Boeing B-29 Superfortress 16
Douglas DC-3 Family 16
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 16
signatures (names) 16
transportation timetables 16
Air mail service 15
airline maps 15
personnel records 15
16mm (photographic film size) 14
Air shows 14
Airplanes -- Flight testing 14
Armed Forces -- Officers 14
Boeing B-17 Model 299 Flying Fortress ("XB-17") 14
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Family (Model 345) 14
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464) 14
England 14
Hawaii 14
stationery 14
yearbooks 14
Aces (Fighter pilots) 13
SPAD XIII (S.13) 13
Training 13
diplomas 13
Astronauts 12
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 12
Boeing B-47 Stratojet Family (Model 450) 12
Boeing Model 707 Family 12
DVDs 12
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Family 12
Military education 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 12
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Names
United States. Navy 62
United States. Air Force 52
United States. Army Air Forces 47
Boeing 41
Pan American World Airways, Inc 33
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United Airlines 31
Boeing Company 28
United States. Army. Air Corps 22
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 21
United States. Army. Air Service 19
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 18
Northwest Airlines Corporation 16
United States. Army 16
Trans World Airlines 14
United States. Marine Corps 14
Western Airlines 13
King County International Airport 12
Great Britain. Royal Air Force 11
Project Apollo (U.S.) 11
Boeing, William Edward, 1881-1956 10
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 9
United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration 9
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) 8
American Airlines 7
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force 7
North American Aviation 7
Northwest Orient Airlines 7
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 7
United States. Naval Reserve 7
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 7
American Fighter Aces Association 6
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 6
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 6
Douglas Aircraft Company 6
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 6
Eastern Air Lines 6
Lockheed 6
Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.) 6
Slayton, Donald K., 1924-1993 6
United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 6
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 6
Alaska Airlines 5
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) 5
Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) 5
Curtiss 5
Delta Air Lines 5
Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps 5
Kelly Field (Tex.) 5
Lunar Orbiter (Artificial satellite) 5
Merrill, A. Elliott (Albert), 1901-1992 5
National Championship Air Races 5
Pearson Field (Vancouver, Wash.) 5
Showalter, N.D. (Noah David), 1925-2012 5
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 95th 5
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. Services of Supply 5
United States. Army. Forces in China-Burma-India Theater 5
Allen, Edmund Turney, 1896-1943 4
Apollo Soyuz Test Project 4
Barr, Julius A., 1905-1939 4
Beall, Wellwood Edmeston, 1906-1978 4
Boeing School of Aeronautics (Oakland, Calif.) 4
Boeing, Bertha Marie (Potter Paschall), 1891-1977 4
British Airways 4
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 4
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group 4
Consolidated Aircraft Corp 4
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 4
Douglas, Donald Wills, Sr., 1892-1981 4
Flying Tiger Line 4
Fornasero, John B., 1904-1967 4
France. Armée de l'air 4
Germany. Luftwaffe 4
Graf Zeppelin (Airship) 4
Haise, Fred, 1933- 4
John F. Kennedy Space Center 4
Langley Field (Va.) 4
McDonnell Douglas Corp 4
Naval Air Station Pensacola (Fla.) 4
Northrop 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
Stearman (1927) 4
Stenzel, Dorothy (Hester), 1910-1991 4
United States. Army Air Forces. Bomb Group, 490th 4
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 94th 4
United States. Army. Signal Corps 4
Air Line Pilots Association 3
Armstrong, Neil, 1930-2012 3
Associated Women Pilots of Boeing Field 3
Barr, Effie Hortense, 1904-1985 3
Barr, Gene Edward, 1933- 3
Barr, JoAnn, 1930- 3
Beachey, Lincoln J., 1887-1915 3
Boeing Air Transport 3
Boeing Company. Wichita Division 3
Boeing Flying Fortress School 3
Brand, Vance 3
Braniff Airways 3
Bucholz Army Airfield (Kwajalien Atoll, Marshall Islands) 3
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force 3
Challenger (Spacecraft) 3
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