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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"...

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.

James S. and Judith A. Barrowman Report

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2017-04-08
Content Description The James S. and Judith A. Barrowman Report is a small collection consisting of a research and development report on center of pressure prediction in rocketry written by James S. and Judith A. Barrowman. The report was presented at at the National Association of Rocketry's NARAM-8 on August 18, 1966. The title of the report is "The Theoretical Prediction of the Center of Pressure" and examines how the stability of a rocket is affected by its center of gravity and center of pressure....

Raphael and Bette Barto U.S. Air Force Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-04-27
Content Description The Raphael and Bette Barto U.S. Air Force Collection documents the Bartos' service in the U.S. Air Force in the 1940s through 1960s with a variety of textual and visual materials. Raphael Barto's military service as a fighter pilot is documented with flight records and logbooks, certificates and diplomas, documentation related to his Air Medal, and photographs. The logbook primarily covers his time in training at Randolph Field, Texas, but his individual flight records provide more...

Philip W. Barttels Apollo 13 Recovery Photographs Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2007-08-09
Content Description The Philip W. Barttels Apollo 13 Recovery Photographs Collection is a small collection consisting of images of the recovery of the Apollo 13 Command Module from the Pacific Ocean in 1970. The collection includes ten black-and-white photomechanical prints, one black-and-white photographic print, and five color photographic prints. The images depict the Command Module splashing down, recovery of the Apollo 13 crew and Command Module by U.S. Navy Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King helicopters of HS-4...

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photographic prints 321
World War, 1939-1945 149
clippings (information artifacts) 135
printed ephemera 132
correspondence 113
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Air pilots, Military 89
logs (records) 79
certificates 76
World War, 1914-1918 70
booklets 57
Airplanes, Military 52
Soldiers 50
military records 49
aerial photographs 48
Air pilots 47
Airlines 45
photocopies 45
photograph albums 45
scrapbooks 44
postcards 42
brochures 40
identity cards 40
Flight attendants 38
Aircraft accidents 37
Washington (State) 37
negatives (photographs) 36
Boeing Company -- Employees 33
Seattle (Wash.) 32
maps (documents) 32
newsletters 32
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family 31
menus 31
France 30
orders (military records) 29
Women in aeronautics 28
decals 28
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area 27
slides (photographs) 26
Fighter pilots 24
Northwest, Pacific 24
programs (documents) 24
Japan 23
articles 22
business cards 22
lithographs 22
notes (documents) 22
photographic postcards 22
Airplanes -- Design and construction 21
Airships 20
Germany 20
memorandums 20
technical drawings 20
Alaska 19
Flight training 19
technical reports 19
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 18
Women air pilots 18
digital prints 18
Boeing Model 747 Family 17
California 17
notebooks 17
Biplanes 16
Bombing, Aerial 16
China 16
Consolidated B-24 Liberator Family 16
Douglas DC-3 Family 16
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4 16
manuals (instructional materials) 16
posters 16
transportation timetables 16
Air mail service 15
Boeing B-29 Superfortress 15
drawings (visual works) 15
signatures (names) 15
Air shows 14
Airplanes -- Flight testing 14
Armed Forces -- Officers 14
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Family (Model 345) 14
Seaplanes 14
personnel records 14
stationery 14
yearbooks 14
16mm (photographic film size) 13
Aces (Fighter pilots) 13
Boeing B-17 Model 299 Flying Fortress ("XB-17") 13
England 13
SPAD XIII (S.13) 13
Training 13
airline maps 13
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 12
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Family (Model 464) 12
DVDs 12
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Family 12
Hawaii 12
Military education 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 12
audiocassettes 12
diplomas 12
newspapers 12
panoramic photographs 12
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Names
United States. Navy 58
United States. Air Force 47
United States. Army Air Forces 44
Boeing 35
Pan American World Airways, Inc 30
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United Airlines 29
Boeing Company 25
United States. Army. Air Corps 22
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 21
United States. Army. Air Service 18
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 16
Northwest Airlines Corporation 15
United States. Army 15
Trans World Airlines 14
United States. Marine Corps 13
King County International Airport 12
Great Britain. Royal Air Force 11
Western Airlines 11
Boeing, William Edward, 1881-1956 10
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 9
United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration 9
Project Apollo (U.S.) 8
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) 8
Northwest Orient Airlines 7
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 7
United States. Naval Reserve 7
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 7
American Airlines 6
American Fighter Aces Association 6
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force 6
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930 6
Douglas Aircraft Company 6
Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.) 6
United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 6
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 6
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 5
Delta Air Lines 5
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 5
Eastern Air Lines 5
Kelly Field (Tex.) 5
Lockheed 5
Merrill, A. Elliott (Albert), 1901-1992 5
National Championship Air Races 5
North American Aviation 5
Pearson Field (Vancouver, Wash.) 5
Showalter, N.D. (Noah David), 1925-2012 5
Slayton, Donald K., 1924-1993 5
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 95th 5
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. Services of Supply 5
Allen, Edmund Turney, 1896-1943 4
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) 4
Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) 4
Barr, Julius A., 1905-1939 4
Beall, Wellwood Edmeston, 1906-1978 4
Boeing, Bertha Marie (Potter Paschall), 1891-1977 4
China. Kong jun. American Volunteer Group 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
Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps 4
Haise, Fred, 1933- 4
Langley Field (Va.) 4
McDonnell Douglas Corp 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
Stenzel, Dorothy (Hester), 1910-1991 4
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 94th 4
United States. Army. Forces in China-Burma-India Theater 4
United States. Army. Signal Corps 4
Air Line Pilots Association 3
Alaska Airlines 3
Apollo Soyuz Test Project 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
Brand, Vance 3
Braniff Airways 3
British Airways 3
Bucholz Army Airfield (Kwajalien Atoll, Marshall Islands) 3
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force 3
Challenger (Spacecraft) 3
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 3
Cochran, Jacqueline, 1906-1980 3
Columbia (Spacecraft) 3
Continental Airlines 3
Curtiss 3
Dallas Love Field 3
Dominguez Field (Calif.) 3
Dunnam, Nancy (Nordhoff), 1923- 3
Grumman (Bethpage, NY) 3
Guynemer, Georges, 1894-1917 3
Hickam Air Force Base (Hawaii) 3
Hubbard, Edward, 1889-1928 3
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