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Command Study 4. Elements of Aerospace Warfare

Description: This book is the student text for a training course "designed to acquaint inactive duty Air Force Reserve officers with the basic elements and fundamentals that contribute to the current capability of the United States Air Force to carry out its mission" (Preface, p. v). It consists of six chapters: Target Considerations; United States Air Force: Weapons; United States Air Force Manned Delivery Vehicles; United States Air Force Unmanned Delivery Vehicles; United States Air Force Bases, Personnel, and Material; and Soviet Aerospace Developments. Each chapter includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: October 1960
Creator: Detachment 1
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 3. The Cold War: A Protracted Conflict

Description: This book is the student text for a training course designed "to provide Reserve officers with a better understanding of the cold war; of the organization, resources, and methods used by the enemy to accomplish his aims; and of the strengths and weaknesses of the Communist World and Free World" (Introduction, p. vi). It consists of five lessons: The Communist Threat; The Soviet Nonmilitary Front; The Soviet Military Front: Doctrine and Organization; The Communist World: Strengths and Weaknesses; and The Free World: Strengths and Weaknesses. Each lesson includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: July 1960
Creator: Detachment 1
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in two sections, stacked vertically. There are paneled sides with 10 drawers and brass nameplates. These files were used to store documents and at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat iron

Description: Black flat iron with space for coals; has wooden handle, place for coals inside, smoke escapes through top of elbow shape pipe; top is removable, held in place with nail; has been painted black, moveable closure on back regulates air flow
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files stacked vertically. There are eight drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store documents and maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1900.
Date: 1900
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in two sections, stacked vertically. There are 10 drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store documents and maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1900.
Date: 1900
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in three sections, stacked vertically. There are 15 drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store documents maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1900.
Date: 1900
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in four sections, stacked vertically. The base has four legs and there is a box top as well as 14 drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store documents and maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Wood flat files in three sections, stacked vertically. The base has four legs, box top and 15 drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store documents and maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in four sections, stacked vertically. The base has four legs and there are 12 drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store maps at the General Land Office around 1900.
Date: 1900
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

[Dagger Flat]

Description: Photograph of dagger flat in Big Bend National Park. There are blooming giant daggers and other desert vegetation growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: May 1977
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

Flat Tires

Description: Copy negative of Hans Andersen driving his 1920 Dodge Roadster across a river during his journey from Parlier, California to Danevang, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Flat Acres]

Description: Photograph of a boy holding a turtle outside his home in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The boy wears a long-sleeved shirt with a horse pattern, and he has mud on his cheek.
Date: March 24, 1962
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Improvement in Flat-Iron Heaters.

Description: Patent for a device which rapidly heats a flat or smoothing iron utilizing a lamp with multiple burners which can be adjusted to raise the temperature of the flat iron to the desired degree.
Date: July 28, 1874
Creator: Wilmot, Byron
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Changing a Flat]

Description: (back of photo) W.S.B. (White shirted) fixing flat here to Mrs. Jas. Kapp's Franklin Auto at Camp Travis, Tex. (San Antonio) 1918. Mrs. K. standing by the door - Mrs. Miller of Kansas City Mo in car. Two of my men helping me. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1918
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Family Fixing a Flat

Description: Copy negative print of a family group fixing a flat tire. There are at least three men kneeling down around the back right tire. Two others stand behind them watching, and a woman with a light-colored dress looks towards the camera. They are outdoors in a grassy plot of land. A few trees can be seen in the distance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society