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Leon Crane photographs

Guide to the Leon Crane photographs

Collection number: HMC-0093.
Creator: Crane, Leon.
Title: Leon Crane photographs.
Date: 1943.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection photographs are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of an Army Air Corps serviceman.

Biographical note:
Leon Crane, a resident of Philadelphia and an aeronautical engineer, joined the Army Air Corps in 1941. In 1943, he was stationed at Ladd Field near Fairbanks, Alaska, in the Air Transport Command. In December 1943, Crane and his fellow crew members were lost in a test flight of a B-24. He survived the crash and a lengthy trek in the wilderness.

Collection description:
The photographs are of Leon Crane and Andy Kiel in Wichita, Kansas in February 1943.

Arrangement: The photographs are in no particular order.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to the photographs.

Preferred citation: Leon Crane photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The photographs were given to the Archives by Lyman Woodman. He received them from Andrew A. Keil of Melbourne, Florida.

Processing information: This collection was described prior to 1990. The guide was updated to meet current standard in 2017 by Arlene Schmuland. Published items were removed from the collection at that time.

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