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Douglas DC-3 Family

 Subject
Subject Source: Nasm
Scope Note: Aircraft

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Robert L. Simons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-05-05-B
Overview Robert Lewis Simons was a military and commercial pilot in the mid-twentieth century. The Collection is comprised of materials relating to Simons’ career , including log books, military records, photographs, and films.

Lindell and Dianne Vinson Commercial Airline Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-09-20
Abstract Lindell Ray Vinson (1938-2005) was a United States Naval aviator and a commercial airline pilot. Dianne (Shannon) Vinson (1940-2006) worked for Braniff Airways, likely as a flight attendant. The collection primarily contains textual materials, six (6) photographs, and one (1) videocassette related to the specific airlines that the Vinsons worked for over their careers, including US Airways, Piedmont Airlines, and Braniff Airways. The bulk of the material is from 1984-1998, though...

John Wegg Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-09-12
Overview John Wegg is best known as the founder and editor-in-chief of Airliners and Airways magazines, as well as contributor to other publications and author of 12 books on aviation history, airlines, and aircraft manufacturers. The John Wegg Commercial Airlines Collection consists of about 2.7 cubic feet of material such as printed ephemera, photographs, documents, and other materials pertaining to the Wegg's aviation journalism and...

Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988-06-01-A
Contents of the Collection The Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection comprised of materials relating to Wingfield’s career as a flight attendant for American Airlines in the late 1930s. The collection includes one photographic portrait (a later reprint of a colorized photograph) of Wingfield in uniform; two logbooks from her routes as a flight attendant, dated 1936-1937 and 1939-1940; and four films. The privately shot films are from 1939 and the early 1940s and contain scenes of American...

Harold W. Zipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-11-12
Abstract Harold W. Zipp was an engineer at the Boeing Company for forty years. The collection documents his career, particularly his tenure in Wichita, Kansas, with diaries, photographs and other documents.

Charles Zweigart Aviation Postcard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-10-16
Contents of the Collection The Charles Zweigart Aviation Postcard Collection is comprised of approximately 5,000 postcards collected by Zweigart from 1941 to the early 2000s. Most of the postcards are related to commercial aviation aircraft, but some feature airports. A small amount of postcards have been used but the bulk of them are pristine and have never been posted and have no personalization.The collection was originally housed in twenty-six (26) three ring binders but were removed for preservation....

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