San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject Source: NafScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n79018452
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
William Frederick Barns Papers
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.
John Cook Collection
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...
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / John Cook Collection
Jules Graff World War II Collection
Collection — Box One
Contents of the Collection The collection contains materials related to the World War II experience of Jules Graff, who served in the Army Air Forces. It includes 11 photographs that depict gun emplacements near San Francisco, California during World War II; a color slide of Jules Graff, taken at Attu Island; and correspondence and assorted ephemera, such as air mail stamps and a Thanksgiving Day menu for the 916th Army Air Force Base in Orlando, Florida.
Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.
Albert Fulton Moorehead World War II Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The Albert Fulton Moorehead World War II Collection primarily relates to the World War II service of pilot Albert Fulton Moorehead, who served with the United States Naval Reserve Patrol Bombing Squadron 136. The collection contains approximately 130 photographs depicting locations in Alaska during the war, military personnel, activities, and aircraft. Additional materials include a pilot's log book, a typed "Personal History of VPB-136" by Robert R. Larson, military records and...
Pan American World Airways Airmail Flight Menu
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Pan American World Airways Airmail Flight Menu is a small collection is comprised of one folded-card dinner menu from the inaugural Air Mail flight from San Francisco to New Zealand on Pan American Airways Clipper "American," on July 12, 1940. The menu was signed by members of the crew, including Captain J. H. Tilton, while it was docked at the first stop on its route: Honolulu.
Clyde Pangborn Collection
Abstract Clyde Edward Pangborn (circa 1890s-1958) was born in Bridgeport, Washington and was a military pilot and barnstormer. The collection contains photographs and illustrations, correspondence, advertisements, newspaper clippings, a date book, military service records, and ephemera related to the Pangborn's personal life, military service, and barnstorming career from approximately 1912 to 1981.
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