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[Men Preparing for Tokyo Raid]

Description: Photograph of Lt. Hank Potter, Lt. Colonel James Doolittle, and their flight crew preparing a Tokyo raid.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Elmer R. Jackson in Plane]

Description: Photograph of Elmer R. Jackson preparing to taxi the plane he's in, called "Boomerang", out to join the 316th Troop Carrier Group for its flight to Egypt in November 1942. Jackson lost his life during the invasion of Sicily.
Date: November 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Base Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the Bergstrom Air Force Base headquarters. An American flag is positioned in front of the building.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men Fixing Plane Propeller]

Description: Photograph of mechanics working on a C-47 radial engine in 1943. One of them stands on stairs, and the other stands on the ground and looks up at the propeller.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men in Lounge]

Description: Photograph of men sitting in a lounge. Three men sit around a table in the center, while another plays a piano to the left. Chairs are lined up against the right wall. An American flag is in the foreground.
Date: 1943~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Man Driving Truck]

Description: Photograph of Frank Adams, in uniform, driving a truck.
Date: October 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bergstrom Main Gate]

Description: Photograph of the Bergstrom main gate, and a guard house. The future site of the "roundagon" is visible in the background.
Date: 1948~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The 27th Fighter Escort Wing]

Description: Photograph of the 27th Fighter Escort Wing, identified as Cooper, Gibson, Fritz, and Thatcher.
Date: 1950~/1959~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[27th Korea Plane]

Description: Photograph of a 27th Korea plane during night time.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Men Training in 1950's]

Description: Photograph of men training in the 1950's. Most of the men sit on the ground and aim guns. Three more men stand behind them.
Date: 1950~/1959~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Woman Writing at Desk]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a WACC uniform writing a letter at a desk, with stamps to the right.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[F-101 Plane]

Description: Photograph of an F-101 plane flying over countryside.
Date: 1954~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Control Tower]

Description: Photograph of a control tower at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. Cars are parked in front of the tower.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Inside Control Tower]

Description: Photograph of three men inside a control tower at the Bergstrom Air Force Base.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Plane By Control Tower]

Description: Photograph of a plane near the control tower of the Bergstrom Air Force Base.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Library at Bergstrom Air Force Base]

Description: Photograph of the library at the Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, Texas. There are many shelves full of books, and lamps are placed on the shelves. A card catalog and globe are visible.
Date: February 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bar at Bergstrom Air Force Base]

Description: Photograph of the bar at the non-commissioned officers mess at the Bergstrom Air Force Base in Texas. Stools are arranged around the bar, and glasses, a sink, and a sign that says "Specials for this Evening!" are visible behind the bar.
Date: February 3, 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library