• Photograph of the Nashville Public Library Airport Reading Room, circa 1962

    A photograph, circa 1962, of an airline stewardess reading a book in the Nashville Public Library Airport Reading Room, the first branch library reading room ever to be established in a Municipal Airp…

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  • Marion Eddy article

    An autographed copy of a 1941 New York Times article about the arrival of three Cuban goodwill fighters. Includes a photograph of Commander Watson C. Burton, Marion Eddy, Lt. Ramon Rivery, Lt. Juan Ri…

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  • Emma Harbin

    Note on back: Mrs. J.C. Harbin -- R1 Box 726 -- Memphis, Tenn.

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  • Greetings from On Maneuvers in Tennessee, circa 1942

    Front of a black and white postcard, circa 1942, depicting WWII military maneuvers in Tennessee, from official photographs of the U. S. Army and Marine Corps. Between September 1942 and March 1944 nea…

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  • Wide world in pictures - Lindberghs

    Pink newspaper article with two images. The first image is of Mrs. Lindbergh in flying attire, when she acted as radio operator during one of her husband's flights. The second image is of Colonel Lind…

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  • Ready for take-off

    Pilot on board ready for take-off.

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  • Celeste Rhea Scrapbook (Detail)

    Individual images from the scrapbook of Celeste Rhea (later Sugg). According to her granddaughter, Theresa Adams Corbett, Celeste Rhea Sugg was born in March 1903. This scrapbook was created around he…

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  • Airport - arriving from Alaska

    The Weathers family returns from an extended stay in Alaska with a new addition to the family. Weathers' personal plane is in the background.

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  • Ready for take-off

    Pilot on board ready for take-off [duplicate photo].

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  • Robert H. Hinckley

    A signed portrait of Robert H. Hinckley. "To Phoebe Omlie -- a great pioneer! -- Robert H. Hinckley"

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  • Airplane in flight

    Aerial view of airplane.

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  • College Training Detachment : flight trainer

    Bucklin, Edward R

    11th College Training Detachment, Aviation Training

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  • "How Dizzy That Frog Must Be!"

    "Promised to a thousand admirers and trophy hunters, the little green frog showing white in the picture attached to the right pocket of the jacket worn by Mrs. Emma M. Harbin, the 'Dixie Eagle,' has l…

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  • City has new air express service at the Nashville Airport, 1936 February 03

    A photograph of the new air service being demonstrated at the Nashville Airport, Nashville, Tennessee. The following caption accompanied this photograph in the Nashville Banner newspaper on February 3…

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  • Stella Akin and Phoebe Omlie

    Stella Akin and Phoebe Omlie pose next to a "Roosevelt Fliers" plane. The photo is autographed: "Phoebe! It was a grand trip - [...] the 'sit down' - Affectionately your friend, Stella Akin - 1936."

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  • Memphis Belle

    "Memphis Belle" with color image of plane. Eight signatures of crew members: Harold Loch, Top Turret; Bill Winchell, Left Waist Gunner; Eugene Adkins, Ball Turret; Robt. Morgan, Pilot; J.P. Quinlan, T…

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  • Memphis Belle gunners

    "Two of the original gunners, Bill Winchell, left waist gunner, and Casmir [sic] Nastal, right waist gunner, protect the center of the Memphis Belle 'Flying Fortress.'"

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  • Wade, Edie Berry

    United States. Army; 3rd Army; Engineers Corps White

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  • Airport - First Airmail News Clipping

    Newspaper spread in the Commercial Appeal commemorating Memphis' first airmail delivery.

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  • College Training Detachment : Aeronca Flight Trainer

    Bucklin, Edward R

    11th College Training Detachment. Written on the back: "Aeronca Flight Trainer in which all aviation students received approx. 10 hours of dual instruction. -Bucklin"

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