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Photograph Albums of an American Aerial Squadron [manuscript] 1918.

Johnson, T. F; Associates Endowment Fund
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Black and white photographs from the 40th T. S. Fighter Squadron during their training in England in 1918. Contains many photographs of crashes, identified servicemen in the unit, English scenery, and aerial views taken while in flight. Photograph albums were the property of T. F. Johnson. Pictures primarily from the Croydon locale, with photographs of Waddon aerodrome, the American camps at Beddington and Waddon, London, and a few photos from France (Verdun front lines and captured Germans). Captions present underneath each photograph, including some humorous ones such as "digging potatoes via airplane" underneath a photograph of a plane crash into a crop field.
Description
2 items.
Cite as
T. F. Johnson, Photograph albums of an American aerial squadron, Accession #15881, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Associates Endowment Fund, 2014/2015.
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    a| Black and white photographs from the 40th T. S. Fighter Squadron during their training in England in 1918. Contains many photographs of crashes, identified servicemen in the unit, English scenery, and aerial views taken while in flight. Photograph albums were the property of T. F. Johnson. Pictures primarily from the Croydon locale, with photographs of Waddon aerodrome, the American camps at Beddington and Waddon, London, and a few photos from France (Verdun front lines and captured Germans). Captions present underneath each photograph, including some humorous ones such as "digging potatoes via airplane" underneath a photograph of a plane crash into a crop field.
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    a| T. F. Johnson, Photograph albums of an American aerial squadron, Accession #15881, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Associates Endowment Fund, 2014/2015.
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    a| Croydon Aerodrome.
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    a| Camel (Fighter plane) v| Photographs.
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    a| Pup (Fighter plane) v| Photographs.
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    a| Avro airplanes v| Photographs.
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    a| World War, 1914-1918 x| Aerial operations, American.
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    a| Croydon (London, England) v| Photographs.
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