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Rockwell Field Air Service Flying School, San Diego, Cal.

Kelly Field, #2, Tex., Jan. 5, 1919

[Airfield near San Antonio]

Former congressman at military hearing. Ross Collins, former representative from Mississippi, testifies at the House Military Affairs Committee considering the Wilcox Bill to establish air bases. 21335

Former congressman at military hearing. Ross Collins, former representative from Mississippi, testifies at the House Military Affairs Committee considering the Wilcox Bill to establish air bases. 2/13/35

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders being towed from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Sailor mechanic inspecting a PBY plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Training gliders at the Marine [Corp]'s Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

J.D. Estes at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Formerly a sociology major at the University of Southern California, Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis (right) now "keeps 'em flyin'" at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a supervisor under civil service in the Assembly and Repair Department. It is her job to maintain morale among the women by helping them solve housing and other personal problems. With her is Jo Ann Whittington, an NYA trainee at the plant

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Bowen and Olsen, a riveter and her supervisor, in the Assembly and Repair Dept. at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

A sailor mechanic refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

At the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Navy N2S primary land planes at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine lieutenant with the towing plane for the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Ground crew making a routine overhaul of a patrol plane, Coastal Patrol #20

Marine Corps gliders being towed from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis has been appointed by civil service to be senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She buoys up feminine morale in her department by arranging suitable living conditions for out-of-state employees and by helping them with their personal problems

Answering the nation's need for womanpower, Mrs. Virginia Davis made arrangement for the care of her two children during the day and joined her husband at work in the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Both are employed under Civil Service in the Assembly and repair department. Mrs. Davis' training will enable her to take the place of her husband should he be called by the armed service

A rivet is her fighting weapon. Oyida Peaks, daughter of a Navy lieutenant, one of many women taking NYA training to become mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks apprenticeship she will be qualified as a civil service worker in the Assembly and Repair Department

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marine lieutenants, pilots, by the power tow-plane for the training gliders at Parris Island's Page Field, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

A Marine Corps glider being towed by a power plane from Page Field, at Parris Island, S.C.

Ensign Noressey and Cadet Thenics at the Naval Air base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine power plane which tows the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Formerly a sociology major at the University of Southern California, Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis (right) now "keeps 'em flyin'" at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. She is a supervisor under civil service in the Assembly and Repair Department. It is her job to maintain morale among the women to help them solve housing and other personal problems. With her is Jo Ann Whittington, an NYA trainee at the plant

Feeding an SNC advanced training plane its essential supply of gasoline is done by sailor mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Standing on the wing is Floyd Helphrey who came from Iowa to join the Navy early in the year. At right is W. Gardner of Illinois who used to be a crane operator

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Flying field from the hangar. Coastal Patrol #20

"Women in white" doctor Navy planes (motors) at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mildred Webb, an NYA trainee at the base, is learning to operate a cutting machine in the Assembly and Repair Department. After about eight weeks as an apprentice she will be eligible for a civil service job in the capacity for which she has been trained

NYA employees receiving training in the Assembly and Repair Dept., U.S. Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

At the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

U.S. Marine Band drummer, probably at the Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C.

Marine Corps lieutenant studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, ready for take-off at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C. Power towing plane in background

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Field, S.C.

Here's our mission. A combat crew receives final instructions just before taking off in a mighty YB-17 bomber from a bombardment squadron base at the field, Langley Field, Va.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Women from all fields have joined the production army, Corpus Christi, Texas. Miss Grace Weaver, a civil service worker at the Naval Air Base, and a school teacher before the war, is doing her part for victory along with her brother who is a flying instructor in the Army. Miss Weaver paints the American insignia on repaired Navy plane wings

Barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Aviation cadet in training at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine with the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine power plane which tows the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Aerial tug boat, which tows gliders for Marine pilots in training out of Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight, out of Parris Island, S.C.

Answering the nation's need for womanpower, Mrs. Virginia Davis made arrangement for the care of her two children during the day and joined her husband at work in the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Both are employed under Civil Service in the Assembly and repair department. Mrs. Davis' training will enable her to take the place of her husband should he be called by the armed service

Marine lieutenants studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine with the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Lorena Craig is cowler under civil service at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Mrs. Virginia Davis, a riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval Air Base, supervises Chas. Potter, a NYA trainee from Michigan; Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

U.S. Marine Corps, bedding down a big barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

Barrage balloon, Parris Island, S.C.

A sailor mechanic refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Preparing for take-off at the glider pilot training program, Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Working in the Assembly and Repair Dept. of the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Field, S.C

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris island, S.C.

Parris Island, S.C., barrage balloon

Marine Corps glider in flight, Parris Island, S.C.

Servicing an A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Va.

Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis, senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Dept. of the Naval Air Base, talking with one of the men, Corpus Christi, Texas

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Parris Island, S.C., barrage balloon

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

As an NYA trainee working inside the nose of a PBY, Elmer J. Pace is learning the construction of Navy planes, Corpus Christi, Naval Air Base, Texas

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Ground crew making overhaul of a patrol plane. Coastal Patrol #20

Marine Corps gliders in flight from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C

Marines finishing training at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Va. The four powerful engines of a YB-17 bomber are warmed up before a takeoff

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C

Marine glider pilot at Parris Island, S.C

Marine Corps lieutenant studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C

Feeding an SNC advanced training plane its essential supply of gasoline is done by sailor mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Ens[ign] Noressey and Cadet Thenics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

A giant of the skyways poises for flight, Langley Field, Va. The four powerful engines of a YB-17 bomber are warmed up before a takeoff

Navy N2S primary land planes at the naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Women are contributing their skills to the nation's needs by keeping our country's planes in top-notch fighting condition, Corpus Christi, Texas. Wife of a disabled World War I veteran, Mrs. Cora Ann Bowen (left) works as a cowler at the Naval Air Base. Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis is a senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs department

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Mrs. Doris Duke, who is 26 and a mother of one child, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mrs. Duke is a civil service worker in the Assembly and Repair dept. at the Navy Air Base (shot - reconditioning spark plugs)

Marine with the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Ensign Noressey and Cadet Thenics at the Naval Air base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.