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printed ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Printed works that are created to meet an array of immediate needs, usually transitory in nature not intended to be saved. Examples could be broadsides, posters, leaflets, pamphlets, programs, postcards, tradecards, labels, tickets, handbills, sale notices, and valentines.

Found in 152 Collections and/or Records:

The Museum of Flight Biographical Information Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ARTIFICIAL-BIO
Abstract The Biographical Files are an artifical collection with textual and photographic files on more than 1600 prominent people and groups in the space and aviation industries.

Robert H. Neale Flying Tigers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-08-29
Contents of the Collection The Robert H. Neale Flying Tigers Collection primarily relates to Robert H. Neale's 1941-1942 service as an ace fighter pilot with the American Volunteer Group (AVG), also known as the Flying Tigers, in Burma during World War II. The collection is comprised of visual and textual materials, including approximately 470 photographic prints and 61 negatives, military orders and documents, personal documents, and assorted clippings and ephemera. It also includes a significant amount of post-war...

Carroll H. Nevermann World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-07-31
Contents of the Collection The Carroll H. Nevermann World War II Collection is comprised of textual materials relating to the 1941-1945 military service of 2nd Lieutentant Nevermann, a pilot in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. It includes Nevermann's "Pilot Qualifications Log," 1941-1945; military records, such as Nevermann's flight records for 1944-1945, training reports and certifications, and checklists; and printed ephemera, including paper money from China and customs declaration...

Nordhoff and Dunnam families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-05-11
Abstract Collection of photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and assorted ephemera from the Nordhoff and Dunnam families, who served as pilots in World War I and World War II and later founded the Bellevue Airport.

Jack Northcott photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2013-07-15
Contents of the Collection The Jack Northcott photograph album contains black-and-white photographs and assorted printed ephemera related to Northcott's United States Navy service during the 1950s. The album was likely collected and put together by Northcott or a close friend or family member. The front cover of the green leather[?] album has two (2) personalizations. On the top left side is a circular seal edged in red with a blue dragon over a ship [possibly a submarine]. Along the seal on the top reads...

Odell Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-05-18
Abstract The Odell Family Collection primarily consists of field message books and printed ephemera used during World War I by Lieutenant James H. Odell of the Royal Flying Corps Canada. There is also a small amount of photographs featuring aircraft of the 1920s-1930s.

Mary Ann Odenthal United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2007-02-15
Contents of the Collection The Mary Ann Odenthal United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of a small amount of textual materials and six color photographs. The material was collected by Odenthal during her service as a Horizon Air flight attendant (1988-1991) and United Airlines (UAL) flight attendant (1991-2006).The photographs range in size from 4x5 to 8x10 inches and are a mix of candid snapshots and publicity shots. Three feature airliners, including one from Horizon Air. The remaining three...

Opray Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-09-25
Abstract Joseph E. Opray (1919-1992) was born in Oregon and served in World War II with the United States Army 635th Tank Battalion. The collection contains primarily World War II era materials including a scrapbook, several issues of the Stars and Stripes newspaper and assorted ephemera, including a poem, "A Hitch in Hell" by Joe Opray. There are also issues of the 1919 newsletterThe Dirigible from the...

William Orthman World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-07-17-A
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.

Clyde Pangborn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-12-27
Abstract Clyde Edward Pangborn (circa 1890s-1958) was born in Bridgeport, Washington and was a military pilot and barnstormer. The collection contains photographs and illustrations, correspondence, advertisements, newspaper clippings, a date book, military service records, and ephemera related to the Pangborn's personal life, military service, and barnstorming career from approximately 1912 to 1981.

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