Guide to the United States airman slides
Collection number: HMC-0527.
Title: United States airman slides.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photos from an Air Force serviceman who served in Vietnam and Alaska.
The serviceman who took these slides was a non-commissioned officer, probably by the last name of Farmer. He served with the 460th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing in Vietnam in 1966 to 1967. In 1974 he was a member of the 714th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron at Cold Bay and Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska.
The collection contains 400 35mm color slides taken during tours of duty in Vietnam and Alaska. They include images of the bases, surrounding areas, and recreational activities.
Arrangement: The slides are in four chronological groups.
Digitized copies: 47 images from this collection have been digitized and added to the Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Access restrictions: The Archives does not hold copyright to collection materials, copyright ownership is unknown.
Preferred citation: United States airman slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The Archives purchased this collection at internet auction in 2001.
Processing information:This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2001. The guide to the collection was updated to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2016.
|1||Vietnam, including NCO club and unit parties at Tan Son Nhat Airbase, Saigon street and river scenes||1966-1967|
|2||Vung Tau, including R and R center, airport, beaches, and bay||1967|
|3||Cold Bay including the airport and Air Force facilities; Elmendorf Air Force Base including base and Anchorage including base buildings and streets, the Kashim NCO club, and the Anchorage airport||1974|
|4||Cold Bay including airport, aircraft, a local party, gymnasium, brown bears, the NCO club, bowling alley, television station, radar station, an bingo party and scenery||1974|