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Abstract Clarence Joseph Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Abadie's duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President.
Dates: 1957 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970
Abstract Wayne Thomas Abbey was employed by Air America as a captain and pilot.
Dates: 1956 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1974
Abstract Ed G. Adams was a fixed wing aircraft pilot with Air America. This collection contains material related to Air America's operations in Laos, the Air America Association, and Ed Adams later career in commercial aviation.
Dates: 1968 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1973 - 2009
Abstract W. Burr Bennett had a life-long interest in the Enola Gay Controversy. His collection encompasses all his interactions with the Committee for the Restoration and Proper Display of the Enola Gay (CRPDEG) members, as well as other correspondents concerning this issue. In addition, he had Smithsonian related materials along with secondary source resources and petitions.
Dates: 1942 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1999
Abstract This collection contains materials generated by, for, and about Mark Campbell such as personal papers, certificates, newspaper clippings, memorabila, and photographic albums. The personal papers include original typescript (edited) and handwritten transcripts from oral history tapes of Campbell’s life history in aviation.
Dates: 1916 - 1957
Abstract For over fifty years, John Russell Clark dedicated his many and varied talents to the advancement of the field of aviation. He received well-deserved recognition for his many significant contributions.
Dates: 1920 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970
Abstract A native of Wichita, Kansas, William E. Cooper became a “mover and shaker” in the Dallas, Texas, aviation and business communities following WWII. Cooper was particularly interested in the Boeing B-29 Superfortress operation in the Pacific Theater of WWII. His research manuscript provides an analysis of the reason why each B-29 crashed and the fate of each of the crew members. Also, Cooper was actively involved in the Enola Gay controversy in 1994-1995.
Dates: 1950 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1990 - 1995
Abstract Guy A. Davis is known for his many contributions to the commuter airlines industry, particularly in the state of Texas as co-founder of Davis Airlines at Easterwood Airport, College Station, Texas, with his wife (the former May Bell Nunn.) At the end of his 65 year flying career he had logged over 18,000 hours on over 100 types of aircraft. The collection contains artifacts and archival material collected by him, both personal papers and materials assembled during his career in the fields of...
Dates: 1940 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1978
Abstract James M. Dodds worked for Air America from 1967-1974. The collection contains his material used in servicing and repairing aircraft for Air America such as log books, photographs, personal records, and articles of clothing.
Dates: 1960 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1975
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.
Dates: 1913 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1996
Abstract The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association was formed in the aftermath of James H. Doolittle’s epic raid on Japan on April 18, 1942. Shortly after the end of World War II, Doolittle called for all the surviving Raiders to attend a celebration in Miami Beach, Florida. At this time it was decided that an annual reunion be held starting in 1947.
Dates: 1931 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1942 - 2005
Abstract This collection contains personal files, log books and diaries related to Major William B. Duty as well as photographs from various Air Force bases.
Dates: 1911 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1930
Abstract Dudley Foster was the Chief of Security for Air America.
Dates: 1968 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1968-04 - 1968-12
Abstract Richard W. Fowler was born in Watertown, New York in 1946. He attended the University of Georgia, and served with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He later went to work at the BMW facility in Athens, New York. He passed away in 2011.
Dates: 1917 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1917 - 2018-07-16
Abstract Wiiliam D. Gaddie was a fixed-wing instructor pilot for Civil Air Transport and Air America stationed in Bangkok and Japan.
Dates: 1954 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1970
Abstract This is an artificial collection of videos given to the library by unnamed or undentified donors.
Dates: 1937 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1996
Abstract After having pursued a career as a pilot and completing a tour in World War II, Joseph Gervais became interested in the Amelia Earhart story while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Gervais, along with fellow Air Force officers Major Bob Dinger and Colonel Paul Briand, Jr. helped to start the group Operation Earhart. They began investigating Amelia Earhart’s disappearance but were ordered to stop by their Air Force superiors. Briand obeyed these orders but Gervais refused,...
Dates: 1937 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2002
Abstract Frank N. Graves enlisted in the United States Army in 1939 and trained as a pilot, receiving his wings at Kelly Field, Texas, later the same year. Graves initially served in the First Photo Group, Charting, a component of the First Mapping Squadron. In late 1944, Graves was part of a B-29 squadron—he joined the East China wing of Major General Claire Lee Chennault’s 14th Air Force. After the creation of the United States Air Force in 1947, Graves continued his military service to retirement.
Dates: 1917 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1957
Abstract Rankin L. Griesinger collected brochures and photographs about the Cessna CH-1 Helicopter as well as the Cessna 407 (T-37).
Dates: 1958 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1975
Abstract Al Harting was a reporter with the Dallas Dispatch newspaper and D Magazine. He covered local crime, business, politics, and aviation for the region.
Dates: 1945 - 1957
Abstract Collection context suggests that Phillip Johnson was involved with the United States Air Force in 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1956 - 1961
Abstract Colonel Kaufman served as the Air Force Liaison Officer with Air America in Southeast Asia. His files represent the activities undertaken by Air America on behalf of the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia.
Dates: 1961 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1972
Abstract James "Jim" Keck joint Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1957, while living in Tokyo, Japan.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970
Abstract James S. Kippen was an Air Traffic Controller at Andrews Air Force Base as well as an aviation photographer. In 1981, he was one of the air traffic controllers fired by the Federal Government for joining a strike led by the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) union. This collection contains photographs, slides, and negatives documenting his hobby and career as an aviation photographer. Material concerning his career as an Air Traffic Controller and involvement with PATCO...
Dates: 1945 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1978 - 2009
Abstract Dr. Milton Klein (1917-2004) was a professor of American History at the University of Tennessee. He also served with the 14th Air Force in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Dr. Klein remained in the United States Air Force Reserve and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Dates: 1940 - 1945
Abstract Emmit Koelle worked as an Air Force officer and as a civilian engineer. As a civilian, he worked for Boeing/Vertol in Philadelphia, PA as an aero engineer and at Bell Helicopter, as Chief of Systems Engineering, in Fort Worth, TX.
Dates: 1955 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1960
Abstract Dr. William M. Leary taught at the University of Georgia focusing on a variety topics of aviation related events. This main subject was the study of aviation in China and the Far East, cumulated in documenting the history of China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), Civil Air Transport (CAT) and Air America, and their connections to the United States intelligence establishment.
Dates: 1875 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005
Abstract Robert E. Lee (1896-1973) was a pioneer aviator from Midland, Texas. During World War I, Lee was in command of the 47th Aero Squadron of the United States Army Air Service, and in World War II, he served as commander of the 55th Air Depot in Des Moines, Iowa for the Army Air Force. After the war he became involved in the oil business and invented a new type of drill bit.
Dates: 1909 - 1957; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1946
Abstract Conrad L. Lohoefer served with the United States Army Air Corps from 1943-1945. He was assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, of the 401st Bomb Squadron, of the 8th Air Force in the European Theater during World War II.
Dates: 1990 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1996
Abstract Context of the collection suggests he was involved in or researching CIA action in Central America in the 1980s, specifically the assets and operations of Evergreen International Airlines, a company connected to Air America.
Dates: 1965 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988
- Subject: United States. Air Force X
- United States. Air Force 35
- History of Aviation Collection 23
- CAT/Air America Archives 17
- World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American. 17
- Air pilots 14
- World War, 1939-1945 13
- Air pilots United States 12
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 12
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Aerial operations, American. 11
- Air America 9
- Civil Air Transport 8
- World War, 1914-1918 7
- Airports 6
- United States. Central Intelligence Agency 6
- Aeronautics, Commercial 5
- University of Texas at Dallas 5
- World War, 1914-1918 Aerial operations 5
- Aerial photographs 4
- Aeronautics, Military 4
- Air pilots--Training of--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 4 ∧ less