Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred term: Parachute jumping http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85097736
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Joe Aiken Films
Collection — Box Film Box 4, Reel: 1-6
Contents of the Collection The Joe Aiken Films are comprised of six films shot, produced, or compiled by Joe Aiken of 20th Century Fox Studio, from approximately 1918-1947. The films contain a mix of newsreel footage, documentary footage of aircraft manufacturing, and flight footage. Three of the films contain footage of World War I flying aces, flying squadrons, World War I-era aircraft, and transatlantic flight attempts. One of the films contains newsreel footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II and the...
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / Joe Aiken Films
Army Air Corps Photographs
Abstract The Army Air Corps Photographs of the 1923 Pulitzer Air Race is comprised of fifty-nine (59) black-and-white photographs primarily depicting the 1923 Pulitzer Air Race with nine (9) snapshots featuring the Sacramento Air Depot in 1940.
Andrew Braaten World War I Photograph Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The Andrew B. Braaten World War I Photographs is comprised of nine black-and-white vintage photographs, 1917-1918. Three images depict biplanes in flight in Alsace, France. One image depicts an unidentified military serviceman, likely a pilot. Two images are related to parachuting; one features a parachuter leaving an airship and the other shows a parachute solo in the sky. Three images depict aircraft crashes, one of which has a graphic scene of a dead body in Verdun, France. The photographs...
Herbert Brucker Film
Collection — Box Film Box 2, Reel: 1
Contents of the Collection The Herbert Brucker Film is a small collection containing one privately shot black-and-white film taken at Mitchell Field in Garden City, New York in 1927. The film is five minutes and 44 seconds long. The footage depicts several well-known aviation events and activities by famous aviators, such as Charles Lindbergh taking off in the "Spirit of St. Louis" for his transatlantic flight; the christening of "America," Richard E. Byrd's Fokker C-2; and James Doolittle performing...
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / Herbert Brucker Film
Harold K. and Charlene B. Hartell World War II Collection
Overview The Harold K. and Charlene B. Hartell World War II Collection documents the personal careers of the Hartells during the war, primarily from 1942 to 1945. The collection documents Harold’s training and service as a bombardier in the United States Air Corps and Charlene’s training and work for North American Aviation building B-25 bombers.
Robert L. Simons Collection
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.
Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...
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