Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The Julius A. Barr Photograph Album
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures Zhang Xueliang (also known as the "Young Marshal" and "Peter Chang") and General Chiang Kai-shek in the mid-1930s. The collection contains a photograph album with three hundred and thirty-nine (339) black-and-white photographs, most likely taken by Barr, covering his time in China.
Julius A. Barr Photograph Albums and Films
Abstract Julius A. Barr had a varied flight career in the 1920s and 1930s, notably spending time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures and later working as a Boeing test pilot. The collection includes 5 albums with more than 1,600 photographs and 11 films that document his personal life and career.
Alan Lonsdale Patterson Papers
Overview Alan Lonsdale Patterson worked extensively in the field of aviation from the 1920s to the 1980s. Throughout his career he worked as a barnstormer, pilot and established multiple companies that facilitated the sale of aircraft and aeronautical equipment, predominately between companies based in the United States and China. The collection represents both his professional and personal life through correspondence, photographs, business records, clippings and audiovisual materials, as well as...
Walt Sobol Photographs and Negatives
Content Description The Walt Sobol Photographs and Negatives is a collection comprised of 2,169 black-and-white photographic prints and 1,193 photographic negatives taken by Sobol during his career in aircraft manufacturing in China, Burma, India and the U.S. from the late 1920s through 1950s. The photographs are a mix of personal images, scenes of daily life in the various places he traveled, and documentation of the aircraft manufacturing industry in Missouri, China and India.The photographs are...
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