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Lea Abbott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H060-98
Abstract Lea Abbott was noted as a pioneer airline pilot for Braniff Airlines, active member of Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), and exhibition flyer. This collection contains archival material collected by him pertaining to his career with Braniff, Braniff operational and administrative documents, Air Line Pilots Association documents, and manuals for the operation of early airliners.

Tom Ashley Collection

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Identifier: H004-78
Abstract This collection contains images, ephemera, correspondence, brochures, press releases, advertisement, clippings, narratives, and articles, which cover a wide variety of aviation topics.

Bernt Balchen Collection

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Identifier: H059-87
Abstract This collection includes various articles related to Polar exploration, photographs of famous aviators (some signed), aerial photograph journals, cassette tapes and reels, and correspondence of Audrey Balchen.

Valentine O. Banchetti Collection

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Identifier: H145-88
Abstract The Valentine O. Banchetti Collection contains some correspondence and a coursebook in practical aviation from the American School of Aviation in Chicago, written in 1927 and includes the test papers and notes of Valentine O. Banchetti from his studies in 1927-1928.

Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider Collection

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Identifier: H054-82
Abstract Collection consists of personal items related to Gretchen S. Black and Eddie A. Schneider during the Spanish Civil War and later years.

Thomas L. Blakemore Collection

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Identifier: L176-13
Abstract The Thomas L. Blakemore Collection contains blueprints, articles, memos, technical notes and reports regarding Lighter-than-Air aircraft including the U.S.S. Hindenburg, Shenandoah, Los Angeles, Akron, and Macon.

Temple Bowen Collection

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Identifier: H001-68
Abstract Temple Bowen was a significant contributor to the development of public transportation from 1925 through 1936 in the Southwest and Midwest areas of the United States. Starting in 1927, he became one of the pioneers of early air transport development by establishing several airlines carrying air mail and passengers. In 1929, he formed Bowen Air Lines, Inc., which carried passengers between major cities in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois. In 1936, Bowen sold his company to Braniff Airways.

Clyde E. Brayton Sr. Collection

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Identifier: H012-84
Abstract The Clyde E. Brayton Sr. Collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, financial statements and records pertaining to the Brayton Flying School.

Ivan H. Brooks Collection on Flyin' Frolic

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Identifier: H009-63
Abstract Ivan H. Brooks enlisted in the United States Army Air Services in November of 1917. The following year in November, 1918, Brooks participated in Flyin' Frolic, an aviation carnival to raise money for recreation quarters for aviators stationed at Love Field at Dallas, Texas.

Civil Air Transport and Air America Association Collection

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Identifier: CA089-87
Abstract The Civil Air Transport and Air America Association Collection is an artificial collection covering the involvement of the company in Southeast Asia, particularly during the Vietnam War and the Secret War in Laos.

James H. Doolittle Papers

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Identifier: D022-84
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.

Amelia Earhart Commemorative Stamp Campaign Collection

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Identifier: H002-65
Abstract Clara Studer launched a campaign for a commemorative stamp in honor of Amelia Earhart. By soliciting the help of other pioneer women pilots such as Fay Gillis Wells and Louise McPhetridge Thaden, Ms. Studer and friends contacted congressmen as well as senators. These women gradually gained the support of newspapers throughout the country. On July 24, 1964 in Atchinson, Kansas, the stamp was officially issued.

David W. Gaddie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA021-04
Abstract David W. Gaddie was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.

Gary W. Gentz Papers

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Identifier: CA071-95
Abstract Gary Gentz served as a Flight Mechanic with Air America at Udorn, Thailand from April 27, 1971 through June 15, 1974, when he was terminated.

Warren H. Gustafson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA031-92
Abstract Captain Warren Harry Gustafson was a fixed-wing pilot stationed in Saigon from July 13, 1966 through December 24, 1971, when he resigned from Air America.

Robert D. Hedrix Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA052-13
Abstract Robert D. Hendrix worked for Air America as a Senior First Officer stationed in Vientiane from December 22, 1964 through July 26, 1968, when he separated from the company.

James W. Hitner Collection

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Identifier: CA192-13
Abstract James Wilbur Hitner was a First Officer at Udorn, Thailand, from September 21, 1966 through November 5, 1973, when he separated from Air America.

Paul R. Holden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA072-97
Abstract Paul Robert Holden was a pilot for Civil Air Transport from December 20, 1946 through June 7, 1967, when he passed away.

Brian K. Johnson Papers

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Identifier: CA052-94
Abstract Brian Keigh Johnson was an Assistant Chief Pilot, rotor wing, for Air America in Saigon from March 3, 1966 through October 1, 1974, when he resigned from the company.

James Keck Collection

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Identifier: CA054-00
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.

Duane Keele Collection

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Identifier: CA041-86
Abstract Milton Duane Keele was a Captain for rotor wing aircraft for Air America in Udorn, Thailand from May 29, 1968 through December 31, 1973, when he separated from the company.

Joseph F. Kerch Collection

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Identifier: CA055-13
Abstract Joseph F. Kerch was a First Officer for Air America in Vientiane, Laos from August 5, 1965 through June 2, 1974, when he got terminated.

Marvin A. Krieger Collection

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Identifier: S036-83
Abstract Marvin A. Krieger was businessman in advertising and an aviation afficionado. In his spare time, he built aircraft models, winning several awards for his work. He passed away in 2013.

Harold V. Larson Collection

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Identifier: CA063-13
Abstract Harold Vincent Larson was an Airline Captain for Air America in Saigon from April 6, 1965 through June 11, 1972, when he resigned.

John Ledford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L112-86
Abstract This collection contains materials related to airship training, construction, maintenance and photographs. Other materials include information on lifting gases, ballooning, as well as John Ledford's correspondence, flight log book, photographs, and personal history.

Paul Liscomb Collection

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Identifier: H009-75
Abstract Paul Liscomb was born in 1916. In 1949, he joined Central Airlines as a pilot. He spent twenty-seven years with Central Airlines, through its merger with Frontier Airlines, retiring in 1976. He passed away in 2012.

Jack K. Neal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H074-89
Abstract The collection contains a navigation workbook, photographs of yearbooks, papers, and memorabilia.

William A. Ong Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H041-83
Abstract The collection contains books, trophies, documents, magazines, memorabilia, business records, ephemera and photographs.

William G. Osmun Collection

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Identifier: H007-82
Abstract The collection contains books, reports, audio tapes, slides, magazines, transparencies, and negative film.

Alvin H. Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H003-72
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, sailplane information, reports, and personal papers.

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