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Joseph F. Kerch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA156-87
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.
Dates: 1959 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1981

James L. Kerr III Papers

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Identifier: F056-87
Abstract James L. Kerr’s greatest interest was in World War I aviation history, which led him to join both the American and British chapter of the Cross and Cockade Journal. He was one of the founding members of the League of World War I Aviation Historians that regularly met at The University of Texas at Dallas, with which he held many positions such as treasurer and editor. Kerr played a crucial role in successfully launching Over the...
Dates: 1914 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1967

Charles Wayne Kerwood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H010-79
Abstract Charles Wayne Kerwood was an American who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille in World War I. He also commanded the Greek Royal Air Force in the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922), and lead a Volunteer American Squadron in support of the French-Spanish Campaign against the Berber Tribes of the North African Rif (1920-1927).
Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1975

Lawrence W. King Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H083-86
Abstract Lawrence W. King was a pilot with American Airlines.
Dates: 1935 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1985

William B. King Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H029-89
Abstract William B. King was a pilot with Texas Internaional Airlines.
Dates: 1965 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1975

Clara Talley Kingston Papers

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Identifier: H025-11
Scope and Content This collection contains, documents, charts, navigational tools, flight rules and regulation, and other materials related to the operation of aircraft from the materials of Clara Talley Kingston, as well as her husband Robert Kingston, a Braniff Pilot. The Clara Talley Kingston Papers are housed in six manuscript boxes, and one record center totaling 4.0 linear ft. The collection arrived in good condition and the archivist identified eight series with the...
Dates: 1930 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1974

James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection

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Identifier: H027-14
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 PATCO (Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization) union. This collection contains information related to PATCO, the strike, and aviation safety. His aviation photography material is located in the James S. Kippen Aviation Photography...
Dates: 1978 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1996

James S. Kippen Aviation Photography Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H027-14-P
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

E. C. Kirkpatrick Papers

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Identifier: CA003-93
Abstract Enos Claire Kirkpatrick (E. C. Kirkpatrick) worked as a pilot for many organizations during and after World War II until the mid 1960’s. At the beginning of the war, he was a pilot for Pan American Airways Ferry Services working in the Africa region providing air logistic services to the British troops. Upon joining China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) later in the war, he flew more than 600 sorties over “The Hump.” He then joined Civil Air Transport (CAT) during the early to mid 1950’s...
Dates: 1910 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1968

Milton Klein Photograph Collection

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Identifier: H003-79
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

Emmit A. Koelle, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TB146-13
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

David H. Kouba Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA038-90
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, ephemera, lisitngs, and an interview associated with David H. Kouba's career with Air America.
Dates: 1959 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1971

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.
Dates: 1970 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1977

Pat Landry Collection

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Identifier: CA157-87
Abstract Lloyd C. "Pat" Landry was a Paramilitary Officer in the Special Activities Division of the Central Inteligence Agency (CIA) during the 1950s through 1970s. He trained members of the Hmong people in their fight against the communists in Northern Laos during the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1973 - 1997; Majority of material found in 1960s

Harold V. Larson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA058-85
Abstract Harold Vincent Larson was an Airline Captain for Air America in Saigon from April 6, 1965 through June 11, 1972, when he resigned.
Dates: 1965 - 1973; Majority of material found in 1973 - 1973

Leon V. LaShomb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA172-87
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.
Dates: 1966 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1988

William M. Leary Papers

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Identifier: CA021-06
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

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.
Dates: Undated

Robert E. Lee Papers

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Identifier: H071-02
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

Douglas and Mildred Lester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H067-94
Abstract This collection contains books and magazines, audio tapes, images, and ephemera.
Dates: 1939 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1987

Ronald E. Lewis Collection

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Identifier: CA155-87
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.
Dates: 1946 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972

Charles A. Lindbergh Collection

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Identifier: H013-78
Abstract Charles A. Lindbergh was born in 1902 in Detroit, Michigan. A pioneer aviator, Lindbergh is most known for being the first person to complete a non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to Paris in 1927 in his aircraft The Spirit of St. Louis. Lindbergh's life was also marked by tragedy, with the kidnapping and murder of his son in 1932. During the lead up to World War II, Lindbergh was also a major figure in the America First movement, which was opposed...
Dates: 1918 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1977

Edwin A. Link Collection

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Identifier: H028-83
Abstract Edwin A. Link (1904-1981) was an early aviation pioneer, famous for developing the "Link Trainer" (an early flight simulator used for pilot training in the 1920s). He was also interested in and held several patents for, equipment related to deep sea diving and underwater archaeology.
Dates: 1957 - 1976

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.
Dates: 1949 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1971

Ormer Locklear Collection

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Identifier: H007-75
Abstract Ormer Locklear, born in 1891 in Greenville, Texas, learned to fly in the United States Army Aviation Service during World War I. On leaving the military after the Armistice in 1919, Locklear flew around the country pioneering a number of barnstorming feats including the wing walk, and the midair transfer from one plane to another. His fame as a stunt pilot brought him to Hollywood where he completed one film, before being tragically killed during a stunt on his second movie in 1920. The...
Dates: 1898 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1920

Conrad Lohoefer Collection

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Identifier: H061-96
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

James Long Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CA065-13
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, a company connected to Air America.
Dates: 1965 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988

William F. Long Collection

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Identifier: H010-63
Abstract William F. Long was a pilot and flight instructor who led a flight school at Dallas Love Field. He also worked with Southwest Airmotive, and co-founded Long and Harmon Airlines. During World War II he was head of the No. 1 British Flying Training School in Terrell, Texas.
Dates: 1924 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1976

Joseph A. Lopes Collection

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Identifier: CA088-04
Abstract Joseph A. Lopes was a pilot with Air America in the 1970’s. In addition to his job as a pilot, Lopes became an active member of the Far East Pilots Association (FEPA). FEPA was a union formed by the pilots of Air America to represent their interests. In 1974, negotiations between Air America and FEPA broke down resulting in a strike by the Air America Pilots.
Dates: 1968 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1973

John Luckadoo Collection

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Identifier: H003-95
Abstract During World War II, John H. Luckadoo served as a B-17 pilot and co-pilot of an aircraft in the 351st Squadron, 100th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force. He completed his twenty-five mission tour of duty with the 350th Squadron, and returned to the United States to enter the 3rd Army Air Force Training Command. He was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross (USAF), Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters (USAF), Presidential Unit Citation (USAF), and the Victory Medal (USAF). Upon leaving the...
Dates: 1922 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2016