Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
James P. Henry long enjoyed an international reputation in aviation medical research. His work included high-altitude research in the late 1940s and the 1950s. He taught at the USC School of Medicine.
This collection consists of the University of Southern California Library of Aeronautical History collections including photographs, newspapers, ephemera, scrapbooks, and other information related to aeronautical history.
Aviation memorabilia, photographs, newspaper clippings; first day airmail covers (stamped envelopes). Arthur Beggs (USC graduate) was a pioneer of air transportation on West Coast. He was general sales manager for Western Air 1928-1935. In 1935 he became sales manager for American Airlines.
Photographs, correspondence, ephemera pertaining to the history of Western Air Lines (Western Air Express). Charles N. James (a.k.a. James James, Jimmy James) flew the first Air mail run with Fred Kelly from Salt Lake to LA in seven hours, in 1926. He was a pilot for Western Air Express and later Vice-President in charge of operations at Western Airlines (1938-1950). He then became Security Manager with Bendix West Coast Division.
Photographs of aviators and airplanes, pre-1935.
This collection consists of scrapbooks and clippings chronicling the early innovations of manned flight compiled by Earl X. Brown.
Extensive collection of air cargo labels, mounted in albums and loose.
Technical manuals; clippings; photographs of commercial air operations. George Antolchick was an airplane and engine mechanic.