Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aeroplanes, Military; Military airplanes; War planes; Warplanes
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
The James H. Dilonardo Collection
Abstract James H. Dilonardo was a local aviation enthusiast strongly tied to Boeing Field and The Museum of Flight. His collection consits of photographs, textual materials, sound recordings, and film largely related to aviation in Seattle, Washington and the Pacific Northwest.
Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection
Content Description The Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection consists of 77 black-and-white photographs depicting aviation activities, planes, and personalities in the United States and Canada from about 1908-1930, as well as various other subjects.The collection is sub-divided by subject and files have been organized alphabetically. The first folder contains 29 prints of assorted aircraft. Of note are images of The Aerial Experiment Association's Red Wing, Silver Dart, and the Loon; two images of a...
Harry R. Mankins Film Collection
Collection — Box Film Box 6, Reel: 1
Contents of the Collection The Harry R. Mankins Film Collection is a small collection containing one film reel from circa 1930s-1940s of various military aircraft and airliners flying around the Seattle, Washington area. Aircraft pictured include the Boeing XB-15, XB-17, 247, and 314 Clipper prototype; Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boats; and a United Airlines Douglas DC-3 "Mainliner" aircraft. Passengers, flight attendants, and flight and ground crew are featured in a few shots. Other scenes include a brief aerial...
Joan Mettler Early Aviation Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Joan Mettler Early Aviation Collection is a small collection consisting of two items: a photograph album documenting early Boeing aircraft from 1916-1929 and a report entitled “War Department Air Corps Materiel [sic] Division Dayton, Ohio Report on Aircraft Fire Prevention” from 1927.The photograph album includes 121 7.75x9.75" black-and-white prints picturing aircraft built by the Boeing Company from 1916-1929. The majority of photos show side or 3/4-views of the aircraft with...
Elvie A. Myers World War I Photographs
Abstract Elvie A. Myers (born 1889) was an aerial photographer for the United States Army Air Corps at the end of World War I. The collection is comprised of twelve (12) photographs and two (2) documents related to his military service.
William Orthman World War II Collection
Abstract William Orthman (1911-1990) was drafted into the United States Army in 1942. He served in the China-Burma-India Theater as Public Relations Officer. The collection is comprised of 340 photographs and a small amount of textual materials from his 1945-1946 service.