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[Man Standing by Airplane]

Description: Photograph of T. Noah Smith standing by his airplane, the first built in Texas, in a field in San Angelo. A car is visible to the right.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Airplanes on a Field]

Description: Photograph of men pushing airplanes into position on a race track. People are visible in the foreground, and stables and other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Plane Taking Off]

Description: Photograph of René Simon's airplane taking off in Dallas, Texas. Spectators, stables, and the W. D. Foote Training Stables are visible in the background.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of an Aviation Meeting]

Description: Photograph of the view from the stands looking at a race track, a pavilion, and buildings at an aviation meet in Dallas, Texas. Bystanders are visible in the foreground.
Date: January 4, 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Photo of 136th Aero Squadron]

Description: Photograph of the 136th Aero Squadron at Dallas, Texas in 1916. William G. Fuller sits in the front row, the fifth from the center on the left side. Two men in the back hold American flags, and there are trees in the background.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Close-Up Photograph of a Uniformed Soldier]

Description: Copy print of a photograph of a uniformed soldier. This photo is zoomed in to only show this soldier's face, but he is a part of a larger group photograph. According to the photo this soldier's name is Ainsworth.
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Document of Pilots of the 41st Aero Squadron]

Description: This document contains the names of pilots of the Fifth Pursuit Group, 41st Aero Squadron. The document is divided into three different flights, on three different pages: "A Flight, B Flight, C Flight." B Flight contains nine different crews, and C Flight also contains nine crews.
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Text

[Identification Card of Henry R. Clay, Jr.]

Description: Identification card belonging to Henry R. Clay, Jr. The card identifies Clay's rank as a 1st Lieutenant, and his function as "air service." Clay was a member of the American Expeditionary Forces. The right side of the card has a blank space where the recipient was to place his photograph "within four days after issue."
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Father]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his father Henry Clay, Sr. regarding his trip over to England. He was over the ocean as he was writing this letter, and asked about how things were going back home. At the end he shares the possibility of him becoming a major by the end of the war.
Date: 1917?
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother regarding his current status and condition while overseas in England. Clay says there is a good chance that he will be sent back to the United States to be an instructor and that he spent a few days being sick but thanks to Monsterat Health Salts he didn't suffer too bad.
Date: 1917?
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother Harriett]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother Harriett concerning the passing of the conscription and him having to decide what to do. Clay feels that it is his duty to fight and that he'd rather his mother know she raised a courageous and not a cowardly son.
Date: [1917..1919]
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Mother, Harriett Clay]

Description: Letter from Henry Clay, Jr. to his mother Harriett regarding his possible visit home. Clay discusses his future deployment to France after aviation school which would happen "in less than three months." Clay also mentions the teachings of Colonel Rees of the Royal Flying Corps.
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Letter

[Photograph of a Group of Pilots]

Description: Copy print of a photograph of a group of World War I pilots. The men are lined up next to each other with two men peaking in from the back. Three of the men are named: DeGarmo, Henry Clay, Jr., and Tom Moore.
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Military Grave Site]

Description: Photograph of a military grave site. There are numerous crosses throughout the site and many flowers as well. Henry Clay, Jr. was buried here; the site is located in Koblenz, Germany.
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Monoplane]

Description: Copy print of a photograph of three men working on a monoplane in Turnberry, Scotland. One man is working on the tail of the plane while the other two are working near the front. This plane was a part of the Royal Air Force.
Date: [1917..1919]
Item Type: Photograph