Douglas R5D Skymaster Family
Subject Source: NasmScope Note: Aircraft. Some varients include C-54 in the designation.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection — Box Small Collections Very Large Items 1980-2005, oversize: folder
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...