University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
The collection contains papers documenting Bedinger's career as a pilot, instructor, and administrator. Included are log books, copies of orders, and other materials. Photographs include images of flight school, the West Indies, Alaska, and Amelia Earhart
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection contains two photo albums and loose photographs regarding the family's time in the United States Army during World War I and World War II
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of photographs taken by Woodrow McKay from circa 1917-1918. Photographic images, mostly in black and white, depict military airplanes and destruction, mostly in France, following bombing campaigns during World War I. Many of the photographs are aerial photographs
US Army Heritage and Education Center
The Spencer Cosby collection spans the years circa 1880s-circa 1962, with the bulk of the materials dated from 1914-1917. The collection documents Cosby's military career, in particular his service as a military attacheĢ with the U.S. Embassy in Paris prior to U.S. involvement in World War I. The Official correspondence series consists of two letters enclosing reports regarding defense of U.S. waterways and an official invitation. The bulk of the Official papers series consists of numbered reports written from August 1914 to July 1916 while Cosby was a military attacheĢ. Two sets of inspection reports, from March and August 1915, describe the conditions of German prisoners of war (POW) held in French camps. Four official reports issued by the French government regarding battles from 1914-1916 are also included in the series. The Personal papers series contains handwritten stories, reports, and poems, and an invitation. A memoir by Corporal Hubert H. Hunt of Company B, 5th Engineer ... Read More
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Papers, photographs and sound recordings pertaining to the service of Rodney Williams, a Delafield, Wisconsin, resident who served in the 17th Aero Squadron during World War I. The collection consists of manuscripts and photographs from his time in flight school and as a pilot during the war, as well as memoirs and audio recordings created by Williams after the war. Papers from his service include pilot's flight log, detailing each of his flights from 1917 to 1918, including airplanes he shot down. Williams kept several items inside the front cover of his flight log, all of which are included in the collection. Most of these papers are military orders; a few of them are short notes or newspaper clippings. Along with his piloting materials are several notebooks Williams kept during his time at flight school in Canada, that includes notes on how planes work, the mechanics of different airplanes, the functions of airplane parts and how to troubleshoot malfunctioning parts. Correspondence ... Read More
Illinois State Archives
Correspondence primarily concerns state, federal, and military activities during WWI. Wartime topics include fuel conservation, daylight-saving time, patriotism, savings stamps, censorship, aliens operating businesses in Illinois, anti-German demonstrations, home defense, liberty bond sales, teaching German in schools, sedition, muntions plant speakers, German sympathizers, "fight or work" orders, Bureau of Investigation, American plan, federal railroad takeover, Collinsville lynching of a "pro-German agitator." Military information includes the draft, army camps, uniforms, food, pay, furloughs, hospitals, Scott Field, Rock Island Arsenal, soldier voting, discharges, demobilization and farm work for returning soldiers. Other significicant topics relate to agriculture, law enforcement, national highway laws, farm loans, child labor, wage tax withholdings and the Chicago Commission on Race Relations appointed by the Governor to investigate the 1919 Chicago race riot. Most correspondents ... Read More
Minnesota Historical Society
Letters from McFarland, an airplane mechanic from Madelia, Minnesota stationed with the 273rd Aero Squadron (March 1918) and the 77th Aero Squadron (April-October 1918) at Barron Field, Everman, Texas, during World War I; written to Mrs. Cyrus W. Wells of Minneapolis. They provide data on routine mechanics' duties, camp life, his patriotic sentiments, and flight training casualties. They also acknowledge gifts and Minnesota news from Mrs. Wells, and include a picture of McFarland (with letter of April 25)
Minnesota Historical Society
A manuscript diary, correspondence (1918-1919), soldier's pay record book (1918-1919), military manuals (1917), photographs, camp newspapers (1919), and miscellaneous printed matter documenting a Minnesota soldier's experiences during World War I as a telephone officer with the 151st Field Artillery, which was part of the famed Rainbow Division
US Air Force Academy
This collection contains information collected by Ira Milton Jones about World War I flyers, American men who served in France from 1917-1918. Included are photographs and programs from reunions from 1971 through 1982, their presentation to the Air Force Academy of both a trophy and a memorial to World War I Flyers, 1917-1918, and a collector's limited edition of "OX5 Aviation Pioneers" which details the history of flight and the OX5 engine, and contains brief biographies of early aviation pioneers
East Carolina University - Joyner Library
Collection consists of a diary kept by Lt. William Clements during World War I. Entries reflect military life, payroll problems, experiences aboard the liner CARMANIA, watching for enemy submarines, and flight training. Diary includes comments concerning the various aircraft flown, problems encountered when training with English forces, and his personal opinions regarding the effectiveness of the training. Entries describe his experiences as a flight instructor, combat duty in France, patrol duty, aerial combat and strafing missions while assigned to the 148th American Squadron, and Clements's experience as a flight commander in the 17th American squadron. Diary includes an organizational plan of the 17th and 148th American squadrons and combat statistics of the 17th squadron. Also of interest is the microfilm copy of Lt. Clements's World War I photo album. The album offers pictures of individuals mentioned in the diary including Clements, planes flown, and actual combat scenes


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