Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Postcards that have on one side an image produced with light-sensitive materials directly on the card.
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection
Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.
The Boeing Story Exhibit Collection
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...
Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers
Abstract The Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers is comprised of documents and scrapbooks, photographic prints and photograph albums, and assorted ephemera primarily pertaining to the life and military career of Lieutenant Commander Emile Chourré (1894-1938). Major topics include Chourré's military service, especially while stationed in Coco Solo, Panama; his service as a U.S. Naval announcer for the 1929-1931 and 1933-1934 National Air Races; and family (immediate and extended) photographs.
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
Merle M. Coons Fighter Ace Collection
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.
Early Tacoma Aviation Scrapbook
Collection — Box Scrapbook Box 13
Content Description This small collection consists of one scrapbook containing photographs and clippings relating to early aviation in and around the Tacoma, Washington area. There are 19 clippings, primarily relating to Gustav W. Stromer including stories on his July 2, 1915 Tacoma to Port Angeles flight and ones on him and Jane O'Roark. There are 72 photographs which are mostly unidentified. 34 photographs are related to aviation and include hydroaeroplanes and amphibious aircraft and...
Lionel Cherry Gilmour World War I Collection
Abstract The collection is comprised of a small photograph album, loose photographs, a prisoner of war diary, and assorted research documents pertaining to the World War I service and prisoner of war (POW) experience of Lieutenant Lionel Cherry Gilmour (1891-1973), pilot of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and its predecessor, the Royal Flying Corps (RFC).
Manny Gorin Wright Brothers Collection
Overview The Manny Gorin Wright Brothers Collection consists of photographic prints and postcards relating to the Wright Brothers and their expositions in France, circa 1908-1910s.
Vern Gorst Postcard Collection
Collection — Folder One
Scope and Contents The Vern Gorst Postcard Collection is a small collection consisting of two photographic postcards from 1913-1914 inscribed by Gorst to Ellsworth Scott Wetzel. One postcard depicts the 1913 Martin seaplane that Gorst owned landing on the water. The correspondence on the verso of the postcard is dated June 3, 1913 and refers to the plane "as the only safe way of traveling." The other postcard depicts Gorst with another man, possibly Charles King, in a small boat outfitted...
Leroy F. Johnson Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Leroy F. Johnson Collection is a small collection comprised of materials relating to John "Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk and sixteen (16) black-and-white avation photographs that appear to be unrelated to Newkirk. The materials related to John Newkirk include two (2) digital reprints of 1940s-era portraits of Newkirk in uniform as well as an eight-page typed biography, "The Life of Jack Newkirk - Known as "Scarsdale Jack," by Janet Newkirk (his sister), copyright 1942. ...
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