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Album, Photograph 2013.002.4 A photo album of Reuben Fehrmann's days in the US Navy while he was stationed in Hawaii and service in the Pacific during World War II. The cover is made from the Paper Mulberry tree that is native to the Pacific Islands and Asia.
Album, Photograph 2013.002.6 A photo album of Reuben Fehrmann's days in the US Navy while he was stationed in Hawaii and service in the Pacific during World War II.
Album, Photograph 2013.002.7 A photo album of Reuben Fehrmann's days in the US Navy while he was stationed in Hawaii and service in the Pacific during World War II.
Photograph 2013.001.1 One service photograph of Lenny Jay Thom in his officer's uniform. It is a black & white photo in gilt-edged frame.
Photograph 2013.001.7 Seven photographs of Lenny Thom as a football player, as a Naval officer, in Washington D.C. and etc. They are black & white photographs.
Photograph 2013.002.5 A photograph of Reuben Fehrmann in his US Navy uniform bearing the medals on his sailor's cap that he earned during his service in the US Navy during World War II. 8x10, It is set in a brown wooden frame.
Photograph 2014.49.1 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor in 1959. On the back of the photo is handwritten text that reads, "Findaly, Ohio, 1959, (c) Dale DeVene. It is on Kodak photographic paper that reads, "THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK." The photopaper dates to the 70s and 80s era.
Photograph 2014.49.2 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor in November 1968. On the back of the photo is handwritten text that reads, "Ford Tri-Motor, Findlay, Ohio, 1968, (c) Dale DeVene." It is on Kodak photographic paper that reads, "A KODAK PAPER." The photopaper dates to the 60s and 70s era.
Photograph 2014.49.3 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor crash in 1977. On the back of the photo is handwritten text that reads, "Ford Tri-Motor, Port Clinton, Ohio." It is on Kodak photographic paper that reads, "THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK." The photopaper dates to the 70s and 80s era.
Photograph 2014.49.4 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor crash in 1977. On the back of the photo is handwritten text that reads, "Ford Tri-Motor, Port Clinton, Ohio." It is on Kodak photographic paper that reads, "THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK." The photopaper dates to the 70s and 80s era.
Photograph 2014.49.5 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor crash in 1977. On the back of the photo is handwritten text that reads, "Ford Tri-Motor, Port Clinton, Ohio." It is on Kodak photographic paper that reads, "THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK." The photopaper dates to the 70s and 80s era.
Photograph 2014.49.6 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor crash in 1977. On the back of the photo is handwritten text that reads, "Ford Tri-Motor, Port Clinton, Ohio." It is on Kodak photographic paper that reads, "THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK." The photopaper dates to the 70s and 80s era.
Photograph 2014.49.7 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor aircraft. On the back of the photo is handwritten text that reads, "Ford Tri-Motor, Port Clinton, Ohio., Dale DeVene."
Photograph 2014.50.1 A photograph of the Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor airplane crash in 1971 or 1972 (?). On the back of the photo it reads, "Kodak XTRALIFE PAPER."
Photograph 2014.62.1 A photograph of the Wright Flyer in Flight.
Photograph 2014.62.2 A photograph of the Curtiss "June Bug."
Photograph 2014.62.3 A photograph of the an early Curtiss Aircraft
Photograph 2014.62.4 A photograph of the a Curtiss "Jennies."
Photograph 2014.62.5 A photograph of the SPAD 13.
Photograph 2014.62.6 A photograph of the DeHAVILLAND 4-B.
Photograph 2014.62.7 A photograph of the NIEUPORT 27.
Photograph 2014.62.8 A photograph of the HANDLEY-PAGE.
Photograph 2014.62.9 A photograph of the SALMSON 2 A.2
Photograph 2014.62.10 A photograph of the CURTISS HAWK P-1.
Photograph 2014.62.11 A photograph of the KEYSTONE B-3.
Photograph 2014.62.12 A photograph of the DOUGLAS B-7.
Photograph 2014.62.13 A photograph of the DOUGLAS B-18.
Photograph 2014.62.14 A photograph of the SEVERSKY P-35.
Photograph 2014.62.15 A photograph of the CURTISS P-40.
Photograph 2014.62.16 A photograph of the BOEING B-17.
Photograph 2014.62.17 A photograph of the STEARMAN P-17.
Photograph 2014.62.18 A photograph of the NORTH AMERICAN B-25.
Photograph 2014.62.19 A photograph of the NORTH AMERICAN P-51.
Photograph 2014.62.20 A photograph of the CONSOLIDATED B-36.
Photograph 2014.62.21 A photograph of the MARTIN B-26.
Photograph 2014.62.22 A photograph of the LOCKHEED P-38.
Photograph 2014.62.23 A photograph of the LOCKHEED P-80.
Photograph 2014.62.24 A photograph of the CONVAIR B-58.
Photograph 2014.62.25 A photograph of the VULTEE B-13.
Photograph 2014.62.26 A photograph of the NORTH AMERICAN AT-6.
Photograph 2014.62.27 A photograph of the DOUGLAS A-20.
Photograph 2014.62.28 A photograph of the CONVAIR B-24.
Photograph 2014.62.29 A photograph of the REPUBLIC P-47s.
Photograph 2014.62.30 A photograph of the Delta Darts over Niagra Falls.
Photograph 2014.62.31 A photograph of the Air Force Academy.
Photograph 2014.62.32 A photograph of the Air Force Honor Guard at our nation's capitol.
Photograph 2014.62.33 A photograph of the T-38 Talon.
Photograph 2014.62.34 A photograph of VC-137-Air Force One.
Photograph 2014.62.35 A photograph of the C-5 Galaxy on its maiden flight.
Photograph 2014.62.36 A photograph of the C141 Star Lifter. This photo was a Photo of the Month, AAVS.
Photograph 2014.62.37 A photograph of a C-9 over the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Misssouri.
Photograph 2014.62.38 A photograph of the Arctic Radar--Thule BMEWS.
Photograph 2014.62.39-55 A collection of various photograhs of US Air Force aircraft, Air Force Academy, Air Force personnel, missiles, rockets, wind tunnel and helicopters.
Photograph 2015.11.2 A photograph from the 1937 Cleveland National Air Races. Text on back of the photo reads, "Cleveland, Ohio Air Races, 1937." The photo displays people sitting in the bleachers and a Ford Tri-Motor to the left in the foreground.
Photograph 2015.11.3 A photograph from the 1937 Cleveland National Air Races. Text on back of the photo reads, "Cleveland, Ohio Air Races, 1937." The photo displays people sitting in the bleachers and a Ford Tri-Motor to the left in the foreground. There is a concessions salesman in the lower right corner.
Photograph 2015.11.4 A photograph from the 1937 Cleveland National Air Races. Text on back of the photo reads, "Airplane Crash at Cleveland Air Races, 1937." The photo displays people standing to see the airplane crash in the distance to the left.
Photograph 2015.11.5 A photograph from the 1937 Cleveland National Air Races. Text on back of the photo reads, "Clearing away wreckage at Cleveland Air Races, 1937." The photo displays people standing to watch crews remove the wreckage of the crashed airplane.
Photograph 2015.11.6 A photograph of the Firestone Building at the1937 Cleveland Exposition. Text on back of the photo reads, "Firestone Bldg. at Cleveland Exposition, 1937." The photo displays the front of the building with the companies name at the top.
Photograph 2015.11.7 A photograph of the Municipal Stadium at the1937 Cleveland Exposition. Text on back of the photo reads, "Municpal Stadium at Cleveland Exposition, 1937." The photo displays a streaming fountain in front of the stadium with trees in the background around the Stadium.
Photograph 2015.11.8 A photograph of the1937 Cleveland National Air Races. Text on back of the photo reads, "1937, Air Races at Cleveland, Ohio." The photo people standing and watching the airplane races.
Photograph 2015.11.9 A photograph of the1937 Cleveland National Air Races. Text on back of the photo reads, "Cleveland Air Races, 1937." The photo people standing and watching three airplanes awaiting takeoff.
Photograph 2015.11.10 A photograph of the1937 Cleveland National Air Races. Text on back of the photo reads, "Cleveland Air Races at Cleveland, 1937." The photo people standing are watching as series of aircraft on the field.
Photograph 2014.64.2 A picture of B-24, Wake Island Sleeper, returning from a bombing mission, severely damaged, from Tarawa. Inner engine on right wing is inoperable from battle damage during air battle with Japanese Zeros.
Photograph 2014.64.3 A picture of B-24, Wake Island Sleeper, crash landed on a coral reef on Nanumea Island in the Pacific returning from a bombing mission on Tarawa. Flight crew that survived the ordeal are in the foreground of the photograph. Lt. Leo C. Rosselot Jr. at very lower left in photo.
Photograph 2015.20.1 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Mission Inn."
Photograph 2015.20.2 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "All Aces."
Photograph 2015.20.3 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Four-A-Breast."
Photograph 2015.20.4 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Persuade-Her."
Photograph 2015.20.5 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Southern Comfort."
Photograph 2015.20.6 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Our Gal."
Photograph 2015.20.7 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Cream of the Crop."
Photograph 2015.20.8 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Miss Megook."
Photograph 2015.20.9 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "SAC Mate."
Photograph 2015.20.10 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Miss N.C."
Photograph 2015.20.11 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "No Sweat."
Photograph 2015.20.12 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Raz'N Hell."
Photograph 2015.20.13 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "South Sea Sinner."
Photograph 2015.20.14 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Mule Train."
Photograph 2015.20.15 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Dragon Lady."
Photograph 2015.20.16 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "The Gypsy."
Photograph 2015.20.17 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Sad S.A.C."
Photograph 2015.20.18 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Lucky Dog."
Photograph 2015.20.19 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "The Outlaw."
Photograph 2015.20.20 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Peace maker."
Photograph 2015.20.21 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "Double Whammy."
Photograph 2015.20.22 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber. The nose art of the plane reads, "BUB."
Photograph 2015.20.23 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber in flight. In the foreground is a barbed wire fence.
Photograph 2015.20.24 A Korean War era photo of a B-29 bomber in flight with large white cumulus clouds in background. In the foreground is a barbed wire fence.
Photograph 2015.20.25 A photograph of Edward L. Stidom Sr. dressed in his US Army uniform during the Korean War era. The back of the photo is dated "Dec. 31, 1951." There is handwritten print in cursive on the back of the photo that reads, "Edward Stidom."
Photograph 2015.27.30 A photograph of James R. Fulkert from ca. 1941-1943. This photograph may have been his High School graduation photo from Port Clinton High School. Mr. Fulkert served in the 427th Night Fighter Squadron in the China-Burma-Squadron during World War II from 1943-1945.
Photograph 2015.44.1 A photograph of Scouting Squadron Three (VS-3) of the USS Saratoga during World War II. They were in flight with the USS Saratoga in the background. The Saratoga was one of the most noticeable ships in the American fleet because of its painted funnels, a large black vertical stripe to help pilots identify the ship when coming in for landing. On the back of the photo is handwritten text, "This is VS-3-, a squadron using the same planes like us, except they have wheels." Below is other alpha-numeric text, "2015, Donated by Joe Bires."
Photograph 2015.44.2 A photograph of a US Navy Plane with the classification number 5/3, the name, "West Virginia" and the letter, "E." In the middle right background appears to be a military tent with what appears to be two sailors walking into the tent. On the back of the photo is handwritten text, "This picture was taken in Diego [San Diego(?)] while we were there. We have three like this and now have pontoons on it instead of wheels." Below is other alpha-numeric text, "2015, Donated by Joe Bires."
Photograph 2015.44.3 A photograph of a WWII era, US Navy Seaplane. It is in flight over a bay or river and a cityscape in the background. There is a gunner at the front of the plane in an open air position posted behind an automatic weapon. Below is other alpha-numeric text, "2015, Donated by Joe Bires."
Photograph 2015.44.4 A photograph of a WWII era, US Navy C-47. It is in flight over an unknown city. There is alpha-numeric text on the reverse side, "2015, Donated by Joe Bires."
Photograph 2015.57.4 A photograph of Clayton E. Fox, who served in the US Air Force from 1951-1955, when he was 19, graduating from Sandusky Trade School in Sandusky, Ohio. It is assumed that the others in the photo are his possible classmates with an instructor middle of the second row.
Photograph 2015.57.5 A photograph of Clayton E. Fox's Squadron during his time of service in the United States Air Force from 1951-1955. The photo indicates that it is Flight 937, Squadron 3744, Honor Flight, March 1951 @ Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas. The photo displays what appears to be the whole squadron. In the upper left is an image of the American flag with aircraft in flight above it. (Moving to the right) is an image of aircraft in flight, an image of what is plausibly, the commanding officers of the squadron. An interesting note, (on the far right) is an African-American officer, this is noteworthy because of the discrimination that still existed in the military during that era. Therefore, showing that the Air Force was making strides to end discrimination by allowing all individuals the right to advance in rank in the US Air Force. Next, an image of a superfortress on a tarmac and finally an image of what appears to be a chapel/church. On the back of the photograph is text that reads, "? Co., 113 No. Burnett - Phone 3-2033, Wichita Falls, Texas."
Photograph 2015.60.11 A photograph of 22 USAF fighter aircraft in the background and 4 fuel tanker trucks in the foreground. There are other USAF service vehicles in the picture. There appears to be a car in the mid foreground with someone in the driver and passenger seat (visible under magnification). In the mid left section of the photo are large military tents with trees behind them.
Photograph 2015.32.11 A ca. 1950s-60s photograph of the image of Reinhardt N. "Reiny" Ausmus's monoplane (airplane) that he built from 1910-1912. This photograph was developed on Kodak Velox photographic paper.
Photograph 2015.32.12 A ca. 1950s-60s photograph of the image of Reinhardt N. "Reiny" Ausmus's commemorative plaque for his first solo flight on June 10, 1912 of the aeroplane/monoplane that he built from 1910-1912. It was awarded by the Early Birds "organization of pioneer aviators who flew solo before December 17, 1916." This photograph was developed on Kodak Velox photographic paper.
Photograph 2015.32.13 A ca. 1950s-60s photograph of the image of Reinhardt N. "Reiny" Ausmus's commemorative plaque for his first solo flight on June 10, 1912 of the aeroplane/monoplane that he built from 1910-1912. It was awarded by the Early Birds "organization of pioneer aviators who flew solo before December 17, 1916."
Photograph 2015.65.1 A reproduction photograph on an extra large white foamboard of a Goodyear dirigible "blimp" under construction in the Goodyear Air Dock in Akron, Ohio, ca. 1930s.
Photograph 2015.65.2 A reproduction photograph on an extra large white foamboard of the Goodyear Air Dock under construction in Akron, Ohio, ca. 1928, with a Goodyear "Blimp" Dirigible in flight in the background.
Photograph 2015.65.3 A reproduction photograph on an extra large white foamboard of the Goodyear "Blimp" dirigible crew in Akron, Ohio, ca. 1930s, with a Goodyear "Blimp" Dirigible in the background (in the air dock).
Photograph 2015.67.1 A ca. 1950s colored photograph of the 3rd Platoon, 172nd Infantry Brigade, 84th Tank Battalion of the 3rd Armored Division stationed in Fort Knox, Kentucky. The 3rd Armored Division, aka "Spearhead" was an armored division of the United States Army. Unofficially nicknamed the "Third Herd", the division was first activated in 1941, and was active in the European Theater of World War II. The division was stationed in West Germany for much of the Cold War, and participated in the Persian Gulf War. On January 17, 1992 in Germany, the division ceased operations, as in October 1992 it was formally deactivated as part of a general drawing down of forces at the end of the Cold War. This photograph was the possession of Eugene Zuscak as he served in this brigade during the Cold War, ca. 1950s, trained at Fort Knox and assigned for service in Germany.
Photograph 2015.67.2 Two photographs, set in a photograph binder, of Company C, 84th Tank Battalion Div. Trains of the 3rd Armored Division that was stationed in Fort Knox, Kentucky. This picture was taken in January 1951 and it is of military personnel from 1st Platoon thru 4th Platoon. It also shows the officers in charge above, a Captain P.M. Findley, 2nd Lt. R.F. Micheloon Jr., M/Sgt. J.P. Daniluk, M/Sgt. D. Scheetz and the company mascot, Sarge (a dog of some sort). The photograph i The 3rd Armored Division, aka "Spearhead" was an armored division of the United States Army. Unofficially nicknamed the "Third Herd", the division was first activated in 1941, and was active in the European Theater of World War II. The division was stationed in West Germany for much of the Cold War, and participated in the Persian Gulf War. On January 17, 1992 in Germany, the division ceased operations, as in October 1992 it was formally deactivated as part of a general drawing down of forces at the end of the Cold War. This photograph was the possession of Eugene Zuscak as he served in this division during the Cold War, ca. 1950s, trained at Fort Knox and assigned for service in Germany.
Photograph 2015.70.7 A photograph of Bill Pavlick, a former pilot for the former Wright Airlines in downtown Cleveland, Ohio dressed up in a Santa Claus costume on Christmas day standing in the doorway of a Wright Airlines aircraft, ca. 1970s.
Photograph 2015.70.8 A photograph of a Wright Airline's, Convair CV440. On the reverse side of the picture is stamped and handwritten alpha-numeric text, "Thomas Manuel Kolb, Rheinpark 1, CH-4127, Birsfelden." and [handwritten] text, "N440A, CV440, c/n 483, FW BKL 20/8/75."
Photograph 2015.70.9 A photograph of a Wright Airline's, Twin Beechcraft, Model 18 airplane. This picture was taken at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio in February 1968.
Photograph 2015.70.10 A photograph of Bill Paulick, a former pilot of Wright Airlines sitting at the controls of one of their aircraft. He was 27 years old when this photograph was taken.This picture was taken at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio.
Photograph 2015.70.11 A photograph of Wright Airline's, Convair 440-54 Metropolitan, on the runway at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio with a sailing ship in the background in Lake Erie. The tail registration number for this plane was N4401. The text on the back of the photo reads, "Photo by Bernie Noble, Aug 6 1974, Not for Publication Without the Express Consent of Photographer."
Photograph 2015.70.12 A colored photograph of Wright Airline's, Convair 440-54 Metropolitan, in flight taking off from Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio with the Cleveland skyline in the background, ca. 1970s.
Photograph 2015.87.2 A photograph of a Ford Tri-Motor, NC-415H. The markings indicate that it was the possession of American Airlines at the time of this photo, but other records indicate as well that this plane may have belonged to Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; and it may have carried, then, presidential candidate, Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 2, 1932 from Albany to New York. The photograph here shows 3-4 in the foreground while the plane was being refueled and luggage being (?) loaded or unloaded. This photograph was donated from the library of Donald and JoAnn Rhodes.
Photograph 2015.87.3 A photograph of a Ford Tri-Motor, NC8682. This photograph shows the Ford Tri-Motor taxing in (?) for a landing or takeoff. In the foreground is what appears to be a luggage cart, fire extinquisher, can, various items and a person on the far right (barely visible in the photograph). The look of the propellers in this photo indicates that the plane is under power. This photograph was donated from the library of Donald and JoAnn Rhodes.
Photograph 2015.87.4 A reproduction photograph of a 4-AT-B, Ford Tri-Motor, NC7863. This airplane had three Wright J-5 Whirlwind engines. Its first flight was on October 17, 1928.This photograph shows the Ford Tri-Motor sitting on a tarmac/airfield coming in (?) for a landing or takeoff, date unknown. This plane (at the time this photograph was taken) was the property of Monarch Foods. It crashed on April 28, 1935 in Gadsden, Alabama. The pilot operating the plane at the time of the crash was V.N. Johns. It was damaged beyond repair. This reproduction photograph was donated from the library of Donald and JoAnn Rhodes.
Photograph 2015.89.1 One reproduction photograph of Milt Hershberger and unknown individual in cockpit of Ford Tri-Motor, N9684, 5-AT-40.
Photograph 2016.2.32 This is a photograph of a Grumman VAQ-139 EA-6B, with the nickname Prowler. This is a partial color photograph. The photo itself features a background with a small inlet and land masses covered in wooded terrain. The plane is in the center of the photograph and the tail number is 161776.
Photograph 2016.2.34 This is a print copy of a carrier group, that are being escorted by cruisers, battleships, and destroyers. One of the aircraft carriers featured on this print is the USS Intrepid. The USS Intrepid was launched on April 26, 1943, and could carry in effect of 100 aircraft. This carrier participated in many campaigns and operations throughout WW11 and after. She was decommissioned in 1974, and now is the heart of the Intrepid Sea,, Air & Space Museum in New York City.
Photograph 2016.2.48 This is a large printed color photograph of at least five Grumman Prowlers in flight. The background of this image features a landscape. This landscape in particular has the peaks of snowy mountains on the top image and at the bottom is a inlet of water surrounded by a grassy terrain. These EA-6B Prowlers were likely used by the USN, but these same planes were also used by the USMC. The first flight made by one of these planes was dated on May 25, 1968 and can hold a pilot and three electronic countermeasures officers.
Photograph 2015.FIC.9 A photograph of the first (1st) production Tornado F2 in its first (1st) flight in Warton, Lancaster, Lancashire, England on 4 December 1984. The pilots were Eric Buchlow and Les Hurst. Imprinted alphanumeric text, "A production A.D.V. Tornado, AT001, on a test flight from British Aerospace Warton, in Pale Grey Camoflauge. 1st flight, 1st production Tornado F.2 from Warton, 12.4.84, Crew: Eric Buchlow/Les Hurst." There is also a stamp on the photograph, "British Aerospace Military Aircraft Division-Warton. REF:AW cn 34623."
Photograph 2016.2.64 A photograph Lt. Brad A. Jacobs, a former pilot in the United States Navy on an EA-6B Prowler. Lt. Brad A. Jacobs served in the United States Navy during the 1980s for 4+ years. He is a native of Sandusky, Ohio. He graduated from Perkins High School and went on to Kent State where after graduation he joined the US Navy. He was stationed at Widbey Naval Air Station in Oak Harbor, Washington. He was killed in action, in 1988, during a night training mission when his EA6B Prowler jet suffered a "burn-out" to their engines and the jet went down in the Pacific Ocean, killing all other crew members as well. His body was never recovered, as the wreckage and crew could not be located due to radar issues aboard the aircraft carrier that the jet/crew were assigned too.
Photograph 2016.2.65 A photograph Lt. Brad A. Jacobs, a former pilot in the United States Navy on an EA-6B Prowler. Lt. Jacobs was in his Navy dress whites in this photo. Lt. Brad A. Jacobs served in the United States Navy during the 1980s for 4+ years. He is a native of Sandusky, Ohio. He graduated from Perkins High School and went on to Kent State where after graduation he joined the US Navy. He was stationed at Widbey Naval Air Station in Oak Harbor, Washington. He was killed in action, in 1988, during a night training mission when his EA6B Prowler jet suffered a "burn-out" to their engines and the jet went down in the Pacific Ocean, killing all other crew members as well. His body was never recovered, as the wreckage and crew could not be located due to radar issues aboard the aircraft carrier that the jet/crew were assigned too.
Photograph NAA.2016.1.1 One photograph of the August 21, 1972 Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor, "Tin-Goose," airplane crash in Port Clinton, Ohio. Its takeoff and destination was from the Port Clinton airport to Put-in-Bay, Island, Ohio. It was the registration N7684, Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor aircraft that crashed. The right engine lost power on takeoff, then followed by the airplane stalling and crashing nearby in a grassy field. There were 17 individuals aboard the plane, 16 passengers and 1 pilot. There were no fatalities or major injuries. The plane was eventually repaired and placed back into active service.
Photograph NAA.2016.1.2 One photograph of the August 21, 1972 Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor, "Tin-Goose," airplane crash in Port Clinton, Ohio. Its takeoff and destination was from the Port Clinton airport to Put-in-Bay, Island, Ohio. It was the registration N7684, Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor aircraft that crashed. The right engine lost power on takeoff, then followed by the airplane stalling and crashing nearby in a grassy field. There were 17 individuals aboard the plane, 16 passengers and 1 pilot. There were no fatalities or major injuries. The plane was eventually repaired and placed back into active service.
Photograph 2016.14.8 One framed photograph of a US Navy crew on what is plausibly the USS Alabama during the World War I era. This photograph has Leo J. Hoch in it as he served in the US Navy during World War I. According to his records, he served on the USS Pennsylvania and the USS Alabama and this ship appears to be the same configuration of the Alabama.
Photograph 2016.33.1 One photograph of Jesse Eaton standing in front of a former Island Airlines, Ford Tri-Motor. Jesse Eaton worked on Put-in-Bay for the local telephone service company.
Photograph, Military 2015.69.16 A photograph of the 907th Training Group, Flight 71-B, 92nd Wing, USAAF Basic Training Center 4 in Miami Beach, Florida, ca. 1942-43. This picture was taken near or at the Soverign Hotel, 44 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. It pictures the whole training group, with the exception of 7 of its members. On the back of the photo is the last name of every person photographed [by row], including the names of the individuals absent from the photo. At the top of the photo [on the back] is the name of the group and its location [hotel]. It appears that they may be in a parking lot and there is a building in the background flanked by Palm trees. This photograph was the property of Charles S. Moore, who is pictured at lower left, first row, first person (left to right).
Photograph, Military 2015.104.23 One rectangular military photograph of a ca. 1966 graduating class, US Marine Corps, Company "Z", 3rd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment. It is a photo of them commemorating their graduation from Basic Training at Camp Pendleton, California. This graduating class photograph was taken 22 August 1966. This photo includes David Laird Brown who was a part of this graduating class and served in Vietnam. ca. late 1960s, as an aerial door gunner on HRS-1 helicopters and as a helicopter mechanic as well.
Photograph, Military 2015.69.17 A photograph of the 907th Training Group, Flight 71-B, 92nd Wing, USAAF Basic Training Center 4 in Miami Beach, Florida, ca. 1942-43. This picture was taken near or at the Sovereign Hotel, 44 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. It pictures the whole training group, with the exception of 7 of its members. On the back of the photo is the last name of every person photographed [by row], including the names of the individuals absent from the photo. At the top of the photo [on the back] is the name of the group and its location [hotel]. It appears that they may be in a parking lot and there is a building in the background flanked by Palm trees. This photograph was the property of Charles S. Moore, who is pictured at lower left, first row, first person (left to right).
Photograph, Military 2015.69.18 A photograph of Charles S. Moore, top center of photograph, at the Crystal Bowl a local restaurant and bar in San Francisco during the 1940s with 3 fellow airmen and a well dressed lady in the middle. Handwritten text on the back of the photo reads, "Crystal Bowl, Market St, San Francisco, Cal."
Photograph, Military 2015.69.19 A photograph of Charles S. Moore in his USAAF uniform, ca. 1943-44. Imprinted text on back of photo reads, "Thannau-Photo, Rauch's, 460 W. 41st Street, Miami Beach, FL., Phone ?-?530." Other imprinted text, "Attention! You can reorder at anytime as we keep your negative on file indefinitely. Enclose money order with your mail order. Keep this slip for our address and order by File No. ______." Handwritten text (in pencil), "B281."
Photograph, Military 2015.69.20 A photograph of Charles S. Moore and the squadron he served in during World War II. He is in the second row, far right. The front of the photo has imprinted text, "Lt. Funk and Crew, 319 Sqdn." On the back of the photo is a description of all the crew members in the squadron. Starting at the back row (L-R) the handwritten text reads: Robert L. Funk--St. Louis, MO.--Pilot; ? Patton--Cincinnati, Ohio--Co-Pilot; Norman Karn--Navigator; (?) Gretz--Maintenance, (?) Bombadier; Chas. [Charles] Moore--Columbus, Ohio--Engineer. Front Row (L-R) Dick Henderson--Las Vegas, Nevada-- R. Man [Radioman]; Jim Braun--Portsmouth, Ohio--Armorer g. [gunner]; Dick Murphy--Nose g. [gunner]; Clifton Shepard--Star City, Ark. [Arkansas]-- (?) g. [gunner]; Russel Donovan--Boston, Mass.--Tail g. [gunner].
Photographs 2015.67.15 A series of 23 black and white photographs of the Fussen, Germany and its environs. These photos were taken by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, while on tour of duty in Germany. Some of the photos include the Boy Scout Camp of the 1950s in the Fussen area.
Photographs 2015.67.16 A collection of 105 black and white photographs of the Munich, Germany and its environs. These photos were taken by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, while on tour of duty in Germany.
Photographs 2015.67.17 A collection of 19 black and white photographs of various places in Germany and its environs. These photos were taken by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, while on tour of duty in Germany.
Photographs 2015.67.18 A collection of 19 black and white photographs of the Munich, Germany and its environs. These photos were taken by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, while on tour of duty in Germany.
Photographs 2015.67.20 A collection of 17 photographs of Adolph Hitler's, Eagle's Nest Retreat Home, SS Barracks in Obersalzburg and Herman Goering's home in the Berchtesgaden area. The photos include pictures of the Eagle's Nest on top of its mountain, Hitler's tea and conference room, a big window operated by a motor in Hitler's home, Hitler's study, living room, winter room, Eva Braun's private room, ruins of Obersalzburg after allied bombings, Hitler's first house after the bombing, Goering's living and dining rooms and two other various photos.
Postcard, Picture 2015.60.12 A picture postcard of the Palazzo Reale, the King's palace in Tripoli, Libya, ca. 1950s-60s. The palace was the official residence of the Libyan monarch from 1930 until 1969.
Postcards, Picture 2015.67.19 A 100+ count collection of colored and black and white picture postcards of Munich, Berchtesgaden, Bad Tolz, Frankfurt and Sonthofen, Germany. Also for the cities of Zurich, Switzerland; Naples, Salerno and Rome, Italy, Paris, France; Salzburg, Austria and other various places in Germany. These postcards were collected by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, while on tour of duty in Germany.
Print, Photographic 2015.96.1 This item is a print of artwork made by Charles H. Hubbell from 1969. The subject content is that of Carl Andrew Spaatz's Fokker Tri-Motor in-flight refueling. Carl Andrew Spaatz was the commanding officer on the famous Question Mark endurance flight, that was done in Fokker Tri-Motors. This flight showed that in flight fueling is possible and is a practical option. Spaatz also received the Distinguished Flying Cross medal for this efforts. This item is a framed color print with a small description at the bottom of the page. The main subject of the print is that of, two Fokker Trimotors in flight.
Print, Photographic 2015.96.2 This item is a black and white poster of the ford trimotor (N7584) that operated with Island Airlines. This Aircraft was badly damaged in Hurricane Andrew in 1992. It was originally owned by Robertson Aircraft, and now is currently owned by Kermit Weeks and is located in Vicksburg, Michigan. The photos on this poster were taken by John Rees in 1986. John took several photographs of this Ford Trimotor and tracked its progress. This poster features five photos of different views of the plane. Two photos are of the exterior of the plane and the others are interior photographs.
Souvenir 2015.67.3 A series of souvenir pictures of the land in Berchtesgaden (Bavaria), Germany of the mountains, rivers, roads, homes and buildings of the area. Berchtesgaden is a town in southern Germany, in the Bavarian Alps close to the border with Austria; the current population 8,200 (est. 2006). Adolf Hitler had a fortified retreat here during the late 1930s and 40s. The pictures are packaged in a red (heavy stock) leaflet folder. The pictures are all connected in an accordion like fashion and are black and white. The front of the folder reads, "Berchtesgdener Land, Ferienland." Translated it means, "Land of Berchtesgaden, Holiday Country." These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from somewhere in Germany while on tour.
Souvenir 2015.67.5 Eleven of an original 20 ct.souvenir pictures of Zurich, Switzerland. The pictures are packaged in a light (heavy stock) packaging type envelope. The pictures are singles and are black and white. The front of the folder reads, "20 Photos, Zürich." These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from somewhere in Europe, plausibly Zürich, while on tour. The back of the packaging reads, "Beringer & Pampaluchi, Verlag. Zürich-Enge," which translated means, "Beringer & Pampaluchi, Publisher. Zurich-Enge." This is only a partial packaging due to only eleven of the photos being present where there was twenty original photos .
Souvenir 2015.67.6 A series of souvenir pictures of Pompei. There is text printed on the front of the packaging envelope that reads, "Impressioni Dal Vero," which translated means, "Impressions From True." On the back of the packaging envelope there is text, "R. Renza - Via Maddalena, 43 - Napoli." This is the address of the photographer, developer or shop where these souvenir photos were purchased in Naples.These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from somewhere in Germany while on tour.
Souvenir 2015.67.7 A series of souvenir pictures of Napoli. There is text printed on the front of the packaging envelope that reads, "Views of the City." On the back of the packaging envelope there is text, "R. Renza - Via Maddalena, 43 - Napoli." This is the address of the photographer, developer or shop where these souvenir photos were purchased in Naples.These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from somewhere in Germany while on tour.
Souvenir 2015.67.8 A series of souvenir pictures of Capri, the Island in the Bay of Naples. There is text printed on the front of the packaging envelope that reads, "Views of the City." On the back of the packaging envelope there is text, "R. Renza - Via Maddalena, 43 - Napoli." This is the address of the photographer, developer or shop where these souvenir photos were purchased in Naples.These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from somewhere in Germany while on tour.
Souvenir 2015.67.11 A series of colored postcards connected in an accordion style format and attached to a heavy stock cover of famous locations in Paris, France. These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from Paris while on tour of duty. The text on the front of the cover reads, "La Tour Eiffel, Souvenir de Paris," which translated means, "Eiifel Tower, Souvenir of Paris." The inside cover has text that reads, "Edition spéciale de la Tour Eiffel," which translated means, "Special Edition of the Eiffel Tower."
Souvenir 2015.67.12 A series of black and white postcards connected in an accordion style format and attached to a heavy stock cover of The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from Paris while on tour of duty. The text on the front of the cover reads, "Paris, Souvenir de la Tour Eiffel," which translated means, "Paris, Souvenir of the Eiffel Tower." The inside cover has text that reads, "Edition spéciale de la Tour Eiffel," which translated means, "Special Edition of the Eiffel Tower."
Transparency, Slide 2015.67.9 A series of transparency slides of pictures of Paris, France and other scenes of (?)Europe. The type of transparencies and era of material is Kodak's, "Kodaslide," that was a ca. 1950s slides and projector system. These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from somewhere in Germany while on tour.
Transparency, Slide 2015.67.10 A series of transparency slides of pictures of military installations, scenes and other sites of somewhere in (?)Europe, plausibly Germany or France. The type of transparencies and era of material is Kodak's, "Kodaslide," that was a ca. 1950s slides and a projector system. These slides were apparently developed and created in France as the box and its printed text is French. These souvenir pictures were acquired by Eugene Zuscak, formerly of Pennsylvania who served in the US Army during the 1950s, from somewhere in Germany while on tour.
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