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RECORDS OF THE BARTOW ARMY AIR BASE, RG2755, 1940-2003

Series II, Memorabilia, 1940-2003

This series contains memorabilia of Bartow Air Base from the period when it was a Primary Flight School for the Air Force.  The materials were donated by Virgil Butler, Bruce Clark, David  Derry, son of flight instructor Melvin Derry, John Duris, Jack Graham and Wes Edwards, Jack Hallett, H. L. Richards and a recent book by Michael McDonald about two flyers who died when they crashed their airplanes into Lake Hancock. The materials are arranged alphabetically by the name of the donor.

BOX

FOLDER

FOLDER TITLE

DATES

1

Butler, Virgil:  Invitations and correspondence

1954

 

2

Clark, Bruce

1951

  Derry, Melvin  1956-68 

      

4

Duris, John:  Maps and Aeronautical Charts

1955-57

      

5

Duris, John:  Photographs

1945-58 scattered

   

6

Duris, John:  Squadron Patches

n.d.

   

7

Duris, John:  Student Pilot Log and Rating Books

1940-41

 

8

Duris, John:  Miscellaneous

1945-88 scattered

 

9

Graham, Jack and Wes Edwards:  Photograph of Training Class

1951

 

10

Hallett, Jack:  Correspondence

1954, 1960

 

McDonald, Michael:  "Hancock's Forgotten Heroes. "  See catalog

2003

  11  Richards, H. L. (Class 53B):  Photographs, Flight Check Lists 1953, n.d. 

 

12

World War II Memorial at Bartow Municipal Airport:  Photographs 2000