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Henry B. Christensen World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-09-04-A
Abstract Henry B. Christensen (1909-1990) was a United States Navy pilot during World War II. The collection contains military records, personnel documents, a pilot's log book, twelve (12) black-and-white photographs, and two (2) New Testaments.

Mary Christensen Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2000-09-13
Contents of the Collection The collection includes route maps, schedules, and brochures by Northwest Airlines and Western Air Lines, circa 1940s. Materials from both airlines feature the Douglas DC-4 and DC-3 aircraft in their promotional art. Also included is a Souvenir Air Log by Northwest Airlines, which unfolds to a reversible map that features domestic and international routes along with trivia about the science of air travel.

Roy T. Church Vietnam War Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-09-29
Abstract Roy T. Church (b. 1944) was born in Great Falls, Montana and served in Vietnam with the U.S. Marines as a bombadier and navigator from 1968-1969. The collection contains slides, photographs and a map related to his military service.

Charles B. D. Collyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-00-00-84
Abstract Charles B. D. Collyer (1896-1928) enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps during World War I. After the war Collyer broke the record for circumnavigation of the globe. On the return trip, Collyer died attempting to break his own record. The collection contains correspondence about naming an airfield in his honor as well as a photograph and drawing of Collyer.

Dave Comstock Collection of Airline Decals

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1979-10-05
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of two (2) color decals of United States west coast-based airlines, circa 1920s - 1930s. Decals include: a red, white, black, yellow and blue oval-shaped 5x3.5" decal by West Coast Air Transport Company that features the names and travel times of four cities at the top, a tri-motored super air pullman at center, and fields for passenger contact information; a red and white wing-shaped 4.75x2.125" decal by Pickwick Latino Americana. with text, "Servicios Aereos."

John Cook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-07-31
Abstract Born in Scotland, John Cook (1899-) was a mechanic who worked on the engines that powered the Douglas World Cruisers that completed the first circumnavigation of the globe by air. Cook also served in the military for thirty-six years and later was a Quality Control Inspector for the Air Force Aircraft program at Boeing. The collection contains photographs, slides, and textual materials primarily related to his time at Boeing as well as some photographs and documents related to his contribution...

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-26
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.

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.

Merle M. Coons Fighter Ace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-02-13-1284
Abstract Colonel Merle Coons (1921-1997) was a United States Air Force fighter pilot, earning ace status during World War II. The collection is a subset of the American Fighter Aces Collection and includes primarily textual materials, such as military orders and records, flight records and a log book, and a scrapbook, as well as a photograph album and a small amount of loose photographs.

Thomas Cooper World War II Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2009-08-13-A
Contents of the Collection The Thomas Cooper World War II Photograph Collection is comprised of 42 photographs mostly taken by Paul A. Payne, with whom Thomas Cooper served in United States Marine Corps in the Pacific theater of World War II. The photographs were taken on Saipan and Tinian in the Mariana Islands between 1944 and 1945. They feature several American aircraft, such as a Northrop P-61, a Douglas C-47, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, and several Boeing B-29s. Many of the B-29 photographs were taken on Tinian...

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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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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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