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postcards

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Cards on which a message may be written or printed for mailing without an envelope, usually at a lower rate than that for letters in envelopes.

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-05-07
Contents of the Collection The Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines (NWA) Flight Attendant Collection is relatively small and comprised of primarily textual materials with some photographs. The bulk of the material was collected by Austin during her flight attendant career with Northwest Orient Airlines from 1960-1965.Textual materials include a large amount of stewardess training materials, including instructions for various safety procedures, aircraft layouts, and assorted work sheets from stewardess...

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...

Cynthia P. Bayne Calbraith Perry Rodgers Vin Fiz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2023-08-14
Overview The Cynthia P. Bayne Calbraith Perry Rodgers Vin Fiz Collection is a small collection of visual and textual materials related to the first North American transcontinental flight in 1911 successfully completed by Calbraith Perry Rodgers in his Vin Fiz Flyer.

August G. Blume World War I Eastern Front Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-07-25
Overview August G. Blume (1927-1993) was an author and historian focused on the Eastern Theater of World War I. This collection consists of his writing, correspondence but most notably a large number of photographic images of the Eastern Front during World War I that Blume attained during his research. The materials span the early 1900s to 2000.

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

The Boeing Story Exhibit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-00-00-17
Content Description The Boeing Story Exhibit Collection consists of archival items acquired by the Museum of Flight for use in the "The Boeing Story: 1916-1958" exhibit, on permanent display in the Museum's Red Barn. This collection only represents archival items purchased for use in the exhibit; the exhibit also includes artifacts and library materials as well as items from other accessions which are not included in this collection.The collection is organized by theme following the layout of the...

Joseph A. Bossi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-03-03-A
Abstract The Joseph A. Bossi served as a sergeant in the 162nd Aero Squadron during World War I. The collection contains an event program and postcard relating to Bossi's service in Europe.

Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-08-09
Contents of the Collection The Lewis Paul Bowers World War II Collection is comprised of photographs and various textual materials, including military records, orrders, certificates, and correspondence, primarily related to the World War II experience of Lewis Paul Bowers, a flight navigator on a Consolidated B-24 Liberator ("Rude Nude") of the 307th Bombardment Group, 13th Air Force. There are also some items related to post-war activities as well as personal and family materials. The bulk of the collection...

Bernhard Christenson Christmas Card

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2009-02-09
Content Description The Bernhard Christenson Christmas Card is a small collection consisting of a single item: an embroidered postcard celebrating New Year's of 1919. The front of the card has colorful embroidery of flowers and text that reads: "1919 / Best Wishes." The reverse side of the card is inscribed "Merry Christmas / and a / Happy New Year / from / Bernhard." Printed on the card is: "Fabrication Française." The card is accompanied by an envelope mailed by Bernhard Christenson, likely an American soldier...

Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1920s-2020s.

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