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Chicago (Ill.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Naf
Scope Note: Geographic location

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Air Show and Air Race Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2018-00-00-137
Contents of the Collection The Air Show and Air Race Collection is a small collection pertaining to assorted historic air events. This is an artificial collection with materials gathered from a variety of sources.

The collection is primarily comprised of newspaper clippings and printed ephemera. Events documented include the Chicago International Air Show in Grant Park in 1911 and Rudolph's Flying Circus from 1984.

Emile Chourré and Chourré Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-06-17
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.

Peter A. Klover World War I Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-04-04-A
Scope and Contents The Peter A. Klover World War I Collection is a small collection consisting of documents and photographs from approximately 1917-1935 related to Klover's service in World War I as an aviation mechanic in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. The documents in the collection include an undated clipping from later in his life detailing his military service and post-war work; a undated form from the U.S. Civil Service Commission for temporary appointment, transfer, reinstatement, or promotion;...

Charles J. Langmack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-04-05
Abstract The Charles Langmack Papers contains textual materials, scrapbooks, and photographs concerning the life and military career of Charles Langmack (1907-1999). Langmack was an early Oregon aviator, and this collection equally documents both his civilian and military aviation careers.

Orville M. MacLaren Logbooks

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2003-12-30
Content Description The Orville M. MacLeran Logbooks is a small collection consisting of six logbooks maintained by MacLeran and documenting his career as a flight instructor and commercial pilot from 1937-1963. Four of the logbooks are "pilot's flight logs" and document MacLeran's flights primarily to and from Seattle and Everett, Washington from 1937-1940. The books indicated that MacLeran held commercial and transport licenses with flight instructor ratings. A variety of aircraft are documented in...

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...

Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-11-27
Contents of the Collection The Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection relates to the World War II-era experience of Jeanette Witzkowski, who served as a pilot and air traffic controller during World War II. It includes primarily textual materials and a small amount of photographic prints, with the bulk of the material falling within 1935-1947. Textual materials include Civial Aeronuatics Administration (CAA) air traffic control instructional documents and aircraft clearance forms and incoming...

Series I. Lear Developments, 1907-1944, 1979, undated

 Series
Scope and Contents: Series I: Lear Developments Series I: Lear Developments provides insight into one of WPL’s earliest companies, Lear Developments, whose main focus was aircraft radio development and production. The company was established in 1931 and continued through 1939, when it changed its name to Lear Avia Inc. The series includes materials from the lifespan of the company as well as collected items dating earlier and some items dated later due to the restructure.The series is broken down into...

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