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Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CA033-10
Abstract Clarence J. Abadie, Jr. worked for Air America from July 28, 1960 to July 31, 1974. At the time of separation from Air America, Mr. Abadie Jr.'s duty station was in Thailand where he served as Vice President. The collection contains Mr. Abadie Jr.'s identification and employment papers, pilot seniority list, log book, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Harry C. Aderholt Collection

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Identifier: CA050-14
Abstract Harry Clay (Heinie) Aderholt was an American brigadier general in the United States Air Force. In January 1960, Aderholt went to Okinawa where he became commander of the 1095th Operational Evaluation Training Group. During this assignment, he contributed to the pioneering of special air warfare techniques, and was instrumental in developing the Laos airfield complex known as Lima Sites. These fields were used throughout Southeast Asia as support sites for special warfare operations. The...

Fred E. Anderson Collection

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Identifier: CA068-04
Abstract Fred E. Anderson was a pilot of fixed-wing aircraft for Air America. After the shutdown of Air America, he flew for several other charter services, cargo airlines, and air taxi services. He also worked as a flight instructor. The Fred E. Anderson Collection consists of loose material in folders.

John D. Anthony Papers

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Identifier: CA038-13
Abstract John Dennis (J.D.) Anthony was hired by Air America on November 5, 1970 for the position of safety manager. His base of operation was in Vientien, Laos where he stayed until he resigned on July 16, 1973. The John D. Anthony Papers contain his personal files, accident reports, flight crew designators, and photographs.

Leslie W. Bays Collection

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Identifier: CA015-97
Abstract Leslie Warren Bays was employed with Air America as a captain flying Helio Couriers. He began working with Air America April 26, 1966 and separated from the company November 20, 1974. His last duty station was in Saigon, the Republic of South Vietnam. The collection is composed of air navigation charts, maps, slides, data books, manuals, pilot's log, and a piece of a stone jar from the Plain of Jars.

John A. Bottorff Collection

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Identifier: CA013-01
Abstract John A. Bottorff worked for Air Asia Co., a subsidiary owned by Air America from 1963 to 1974. Bottorff was also the initiator of The Airasian, an employee newspaper. The collection contains several issues of The Airasian and photograph albums.

Bill Brockway Collection

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Identifier: CA061-13
Abstract This collection contains Air America film reels, a VHS tape and an Air America Flag from Canton. It also contains a part of the Elmer Munsell Collection, regarding Laos.

Marius Burke Collection

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Identifier: CA041-13
Abstract Marius Burke was employed by Air America as a helicopter pilot from October 31, 1963 to June 30, 1975 when he was separated from the company. His last duty station was Saigon, The Republic of South Vietnam.

Robert Lancy Burn Papers

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Identifier: CA042-13
Abstract Robert Lancy Burn (R. Lancy Burn) was born in South Carolina on April 4, 1939. He was an Air Asia Co. employee for several months in 1966 until November, when he became a flight mechanic and supervisor for Air America. He retired in December of 1971. Burn was primarily based at their Saigon, Vietnam facilities and kept detailed journals with almost daily entries of his time with Air America. The collection consists of his journals and also contains correspondence and personal documents related...

Mike Campbell Collection

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Identifier: CA035-95
Abstract Mike Campbell was a supervisor with Air America, based at their Saigon, Vietnam facilities, from May 1968 until his resignation from the company in March, 1974. The collection contains photo albums and Air America Air Logs.

CIA Corporate Records

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Identifier: CA067-96
Overview The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released records through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This collection contains the released records in relation to the Civil Air Transport (CAT)/Air America company including documents of incorporation, documents of dissolution, by-laws, accident investigation reports, minutes, memoranda, and correspondence.

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.

Robert Dawson Collection

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Identifier: CA047-13
Abstract Robert Dawson was employed as a Senior Company Representative with Air America, at the Chiang Mai, Thailand facility, from January 11, 1966 until his separation on July 31, 1974. The collection includes pilot information, aircraft manuals, log books, reports, and correspondence related to Air America's operations.

Ed Dearborn Collection

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Identifier: CA046-13
Abstract Ed Dearborn was a captain and pilot employed by Air America.

James M. Dodds Collection

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Identifier: CA022-04
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.

E. Douglas Dreifus Collection

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Identifier: CA074-97
Abstract Edward Douglas Dreifus was Director of Air America's Safety Division, at Air America's Taipei headquarters facility, from November 9, 1965 until his resignation in December 1970. Prior to joining Air America Dreifus worked for the Civil Aeronautics Board.

Ed Eckholdt Collection

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Identifier: CA133-06
Abstract The Ed Eckholdt Collection primarily contains photographs of aircraft, locations, and people taken during the early 1960's.

Garry Jenkin Collection

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Identifier: CA049-94
Abstract Garry Jenkin was assigned with Air America in Long Tieng (LS 20A) as Communications Officer. This collection consists of photographs made in Laos, transcriptions of newspaper articles on Air America activities in Laos and Central America, and an invitation from the Royal Lao Army signed by Major General Vang Pao.

Martin L. Kaufman Collection, 1939-

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Identifier: CA054-13
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.

Leon LaShomb Collection

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Identifier: CA066-94
Abstract This collection contains documents and records, correspondence, photographs, charts, rosters, ephemera, and other materials related to the Air America Association and its predessesor Air America Club as well as the establishment and dedication of the Air America Memorial Plaque at the History of Aviation Archives, Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Ronald E. Lewis Collection

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Identifier: CA064-23
Abstract Ronald E. Lewis began working for Civil Air Transport (CAT) in 1946 and retired from Air America in 1975. He became manager of the Northern Pacific Division and was active in Taiwan and Japan where he ran the maintenance facility at Tachikawa.

Nick Maier Papers

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Identifier: H003-81
Abstract Lothar "Nick" Maier was born in Buffalo, New York in 1932. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and flew B-47 and B-52 bombers, as well as the SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft. He was a Command Pilot of B-52's for both ARC Light and the Linebacker II bombing operation during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of Major in 1977. He worked in the travel industry after his military career, and for many years served as a volunteer at the History of Aviation Archives. ...

L. H. Maxwell Collection

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Identifier: CA022-94
Overview L.H. Maxwell was a pilot with Air America.

Bob McCauley Collection

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Identifier: CA147-87
Abstract Bob McCauley worked as a pilot for Air America for six years, spending a great deal of time in South Vietnam and Laos.

Bob McFarlin Collection

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Identifier: CA075-00
Abstract Bob McFarlin was a pilot and employee of Air America.

Jon C. Merkel Collection

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Identifier: CA005-95
Abstract Jon C. Merkel was a pilot with Air America. On Feburary 12th, 1970 he was killed by hostile ground fire near Tha Lin Noi, Laos.

Clyde Morehouse Collection

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Identifier: CA071-13
Abstract Clyde Morehouse was employed by Air America.

Gayle L. Morrison Collection

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Identifier: CA034-95
Abstract Gayle Morrison is a scholar and academic whose research subjects include the Hmong people of Laos. The Hmong were important allies of the American forces fighting in Laos during the Vietnam War, and were connected to Air America operations.

Elmer Munsell Collection

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Identifier: CA062-13
Abstract Elmer Munsell flew for CAT/Air America, Air Asia, and Air Ventures in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.

Jack Neiman, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: CA069-13
Overview Jack Neiman, Jr. was employed by Air America during its operations in the Vietnam War.

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