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World War II-era Propaganda Posters

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-00-00-08
Overview The World War II-era Propaganda Posters is a collection of posters illustrating the United States Government propaganda campaign to persuade Americans to support the war effort. The posters were mass-produced from about 1939 to 1945.

Col. Frank Wilbur Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-01-02
Abstract Frank Wilbur Wright (1886-1950) of Portland, Oregon spent most of his adult life in the military, with service spanning the Oregon Naval Militia, Oregon National Guard, U.S. Army Air Service, Air Corps, and Air Force, and both World Wars. The collection contains commissions, photographs, identification cards, and other materials relating to Wright's long military career.

Greg Wright Pan American World Airways Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1988-01-28
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of a Pan American World Airways flight schedule, effective November 1, 1946. Titled "Air Ways for Two-Way Trade," the timetable features international routes all over the world. It includes more detail on routes between North and South America as it is "probably the best opportunity for reciprocal foreign trade." A Pan American Airways route map is included at the center of the booklet.

Orville Wright Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-10-01-D
Abstract 4-page typed letter signed on Wright Company letterhead, dated April 7, 1915, to Frederick Eppelsheimer of the New York Herald, discussing the possibility of using a pendulum to stabilize aircraft, mentioning the death of his brother Wilbur, and referencing fellow aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. Accompanied by a small matte-finish portrait of Eppelsheimer, dated 1918.

Brien S. Wygle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-09-17
Contents of the Collection The Brien S. Wygle Collection is a small collection primarily consisting of logbooks and certificates, licenses, and awards documenting Wygle's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II through his career at the Boeing Company as a test pilot. The logbooks span 1943 to 2008 and document his military service, his time flying as a commercial pilot with Queen Charlotte Airlines in 1950, and his Boeing career beginning in May 1951. There is a gap in the logs from...

Frank R. Yager Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2018-07-04
Content Description The Frank R. Yager collection consists of items documenting Yager's career as an airmail pilot. Included are three logbooks, his pilot's licenses and certificates, and 14 photographs. The photographs consist of both snapshots and formal group portraits as well as some views of airmail planes. There are few identifications with the photographs, but also depicted are Lee Patterson, Jack Knight, and C.F. Egge. Addiontally, there are photocopies of other images. There is one folder of...

Francis M. Young Aerial Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Very Large Items 1980-2005, oversize: folder
Identifier: 1987-09-01-A
Contents of the Collection The Francis M. Young Aerial Survey Photograph Collection is comprised of fifteen (15) black-and-white aerial photographs taken during Alaska Survey Expeditions, circa 1930s-1940s. The photographs are 18x22" and only a few have very brief contextual information on the reverse. Identifications include a Douglas R5D (Douglas C-54 Skymaster), Mount Rainier (Washington State), and the Columbia Glacier (Alaska). One (1) photograph depicts an at-sea aircraft carrier with a full deck of...

Ted Young Aviation lithograph collection

 Collection — Box: Small Collections oversize materials 2019-, oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-00-00-1
Contents of the Collection The Ted Young Aviation lithograph collection is comprised of eighteen (18) 11x14" color lithographs of assorted aircraft and aviators, created in 1974-circa 1990s. Identified aircraft include the Wright Military Flyer, "The Spirit of St. Louis", and Lockheed Vega "Winnie May." Identified personalities include Amelia Earhart, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Wilbur and Orvile Wright, General Jimmy Doolittle, Robert H. Goddard, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn. Many of the lithographs, specifically those...

Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2019-05-16
Content Description The Charles Zevart World War II Glider Pilot Collection consists of items relating to the life and military career of Charles Zevart, a World War II glider pilot. The collection contains his military records, high school diploma, black-and-white photographs, correspondence with the Air Force, and his Army Flying School yearbook.

George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2006-06-15
Contents of the Collection The George T. Zimmer Ejection Seat Testing Photographs Collection consists of 112 photographs from the 1960s or 1970s related to aircraft ejection seat tests.The first folder of photographs includes 30 prints, one 4x5" and the rest 8x10". Twenty-eight are black-and-white prints and two are in color. These photographs depict United States Air Force ejection seat testing experiments, some labeled as taking place at the U.S. Naval Aerospace Recovery Facility in El Centro, California....

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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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