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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 141 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Wayne Byron Airline Pilot Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-06-05
Contents of the Collection The Arthur Wayne Byron Airline Pilot Collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with some photographs that document Byron's commercial pilot career with Western Airlines and Delta Airlines. Materials date from mid-1940s through the 1980s.Textual materials include pilot logs dating from 1955-1987; organizational records for Western Airlines, including documents related to the merger of Western Airlines and Pacific Northern Airlines in 1967, as well as the merger of...

Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-11-15
Content Description The Mary "Pat" (Hiller) Call WASP Collection consists of materials relating to Call’s service as a Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) from 1942-1944. Materials are arranged alphabetically and span from 1939-2019 (bulk 1943-1980). The collection consists of about 0.6 cubic feet of material, including military records, licenses and membership cards, flight records and logbooks, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and clippings. Correspondence in the collection includes a...

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.

Dave Comstock Collection of Airline Decals

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1979-10-05
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of two (2) color decals of United States west coast-based airlines, circa 1920s - 1930s. Decals include: a red, white, black, yellow and blue oval-shaped 5x3.5" decal by West Coast Air Transport Company that features the names and travel times of four cities at the top, a tri-motored super air pullman at center, and fields for passenger contact information; a red and white wing-shaped 4.75x2.125" decal by Pickwick Latino Americana. with text, "Servicios Aereos."

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-10-26
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.

Jesse R. Crookshanks Flying Tigers Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2001-05-25
Contents of the Collection The collection includes photographs and assorted reunion publications, circa 1940s, related to the American Volunteer Group (AVG) "Flying Tigers" collected by AVG member Jesse R. Crookshanks.

Stanley J. Dec Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-06-02
Abstract Stanley Joseph Dec (1920-) was born in Raymond, Washington. After attending flight school in Iowa, Dec joined the military and served as a pilot for the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains documents, logs, and publications documenting the training and military career of World War II U. S. Navy Ensign Stanley J. Dec.

Robert Dempster Airline Ephemera Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-03-28
Contents of the Collection The Robert Dempster Airline ephemera is a small collection comprised of assorted airline schedules/timetables and safety cards ranging from the 1950s through the 1980s. The collection also contains a poster for a parade for Astronaut Dick Gordon through Seattle, Washington in 1966.

Lorraine C. (Coccio) Ditsworth Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2009-02-20
Contents of the Collection The Lorraine C. (Coccio) Ditsworth Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of texual materials and sixteen (16) photographs. The bulk of the material was collected by Ditsworth during her 1953-1956 service as a Western Airlines (WA) flight attendant, although five (5) of the photographs appear to be unrelated to Ditsworth directly and of a later date (circa 1970s). The textual materials include three (3) logs which contain notes about Ditsworth's flights, 1953-1956;...

Brian J. Donnelly Bikini Atoll Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2012-01-30
Contents of the Collection The Brian J. Donnelly Bikini Atoll Collection is a small collection comprised of two items: a map and a booklet likely collected by Donnelly during his military service from 1945-1968. The map is a photocopy of a hand-drawn map of Kwajalein Island showing locations of the runway and other United States military structures. A handwritten note shows the location of the atomic bomb storage area. The booklet is titled, A. A. F. Drone Unit, and includes a history of...

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