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[Betty Moore with Machinery]

Description: Image of Betty Moore next to a machine. The woman is wearing a protective face mask and there is a sign on the machine that reads, "STEEL ONLY".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aviation Crew and "The Squaw"]

Description: Image of an aviation crew standing and sitting atop of the famous Liberator, "The Squaw", that successfully covered 71 missions without a causality.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aviation Crew and "The Squaw"]

Description: Image of three aviation crew members standing below the fuselage of the famous Liberator, "The Squaw". Above the men are the awards presented to the AAF men who successfully covered 71 missions without a causality. Left to right is: Sergeant Paul Davidson, Lieutenant Clinton H. Killian, and Sergeant Harmon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Gunners Who Protected "The Squaw"]

Description: Image of the four gunners who protected "The Squaw" on 35 of it's 71 missions. The gunners are looking out of the window of "The Squaw" with a large gun next to them. Left to right: Sergeant Weir, Sergeant Givens, Sergeant Rielly, and Sergeant Guana.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

["The Squaw"]

Description: Image of a citation which is painted on the side of "The Squaw" fuselage. The citation reads, "CITATION, Liberator R, 'The Squaw'. For meritorious service in aerial combat against the enemy over a period of one year during which time 360,000 pounds of bombs were dropped on axis targets in Africa, Sicily, Italy, Greece, Crete, and Roumania. This B-24 has participated in 71 missions, including the low level attack on Ploesti, destroyed 6 enemy aircraft flown over 550 hours and the equivalent of four times around the World."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Major Joe M. Kilgore and "The Squaw"]

Description: Image of Major Joe M. Kilgore standing next to the famous Liberator, "The Squaw". Kilgore is looking at the list of decorations won by the crew members of "The Squaw" during it's 71 missions in the Middle East.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Major Joe M. Kilgore with "The Squaw"]

Description: Image of Major Joe M. Kilgore, pilot of the famous Liberator "The Squaw", standing next to the plane's insigna. Kilgore flew "The Squaw" on it's first 35 raids over the Axis held territory.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Red Cross War Fund Check]

Description: Image of a $112,000.00 check given to the Red Cross War Fund by Convair and the Convair employees themselves.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Veteran Crewmen with the "Blue Streak" Aircraft]

Description: Image of the veteran crewmen of the famed B-24 Liberator, "Blue Streak". The men are posing atop the nose of their famous bomber during its visit to Convair's Fort Worth Plant. Left to right is: Sergeant Willard Tressler; Major Ralph P. Thompson; Lieutenant Thomas W. McGrain; Sergeant Ivan Schwartz; Sergeant Alfred Runyan; Sergeant James E. Milne; Lieutenant Jose R. Felix, Jr.; Sergeant Richard E. Weizenegger; Sergeant Henry Magaram; Lieutenant Waino Hakkinen, and Sergeant Arthur Weil.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Gunners with the Blue Streak]

Description: Image of four gunners who returned to the United States with the veteran B-24 Liberator, the "Blue Streak". Left to right is: Sergeant Runyan, Sergeant Magaram, Sergeant Weil, and Sergeant Milne.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Major Ralph P. Thompson Visits Convair's Fort Worth Plant]

Description: Image of a large crowd of employees gathered around a speaker's platform during the "Blue Streak's" visit to Convair's plant in Fort Worth. On the platform C.A. Sharpel introduces Major Ralph P. Thompson, pilot of the "Blue Streak" aircraft which is positioned behind the speaker's platform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Veteran Airmen and the "Blue Streak"]

Description: Image of veteran airmen posing in front of the famous B-24 Liberator, the "Blue Streak", during it's visit to Convair's Fort Worth plant. Left to right is: Lieutenant Jose R. Felix, Jr.; Sergeant James E. Milne, Sergeant Willard Tressler, Sergeant Alfred J. Runyan, Major Ralph P. Thompson, Sergeant Richard E. Weizenegger, Sergeant Arthur Weil, Lieutenant Thomas W. McGrain, Sergeant Henry Magaram, Lieutenant Waino E. Hakkinen and Sergeant Ivan L. Schwartz.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[B-24 Liberator Bomber]

Description: Image of a B-24 Liberator bomber during it's final acceptance inspection. Left to right is: C.E. Day, Wayne White, Otto Schlemeyer, and Rex Wiley. In the foreground, a sign reads: "RESTRICTED AREA, ARMY INSPECTION IN PROGRESS". The inspection took two hours to complete.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[B-24 Liberator Bomber]

Description: Image of a B-24 Liberator bomber during it's final acceptance inspection. Left to right is: C.E. Day, Wayne White, Otto Schlemeyer, and Rex Wiley. In the foreground, a sign reads: "RESTRICTED AREA, ARMY INSPECTION IN PROGRESS". The inspection took two hours to complete.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

B-32 on monorail

Description: Photograph of a B-32 hanging on a monorail at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in 1945, This aircraft is no. 100 and has the name "Tokyo Express". It does not have any engines or a nose yet.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph