A Guide to the 19th Aviation Squadron Album, 1917-1918
This collection includes photographs of the 19th Aviation Squadron at Aviation Ground School in Austin, Texas, in September and November of 1917, and at Thanksgiving in Sarasota, Florida in 1918. In between are photographs of the squadron on the ground and in the air at bases in Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Pennsylvania. Emphasis is on aerial views, flying formations, crashes, repair shops, pilots, and the airplanes themselves, including the Thomas-Morse Scout SC-4.
19th Aviation Squadron Album, 1917-1918, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers