United States Army Air Corps Newfoundland Films

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0030
Creators:
Meyer, John A.
Dates:
1942-1943
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic Feet
(3 films) (1 tape)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland, 1942-1943.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This collection consists of three films and corresponding videotape of footage shot by the donor at Bangor Maine and North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland. The films include footage of base life, USO Shows, and the following aircraft: Douglas A-20, Boeing B-17, Douglas B-18, Consolidated B-24, Douglas C-54, Noorduyn C-64, Piper L-4, and Bell P-39. Most of the flying and aircraft scenes are in color, while the footage of the USO Show and troops at play are in black and white.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
John A. Meyer, Gift, unknown, 1991-0030, NASM

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aerial photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- North Atlantic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas A-20 Havoc Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas B-18 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Consolidated B-24 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noorduyn Norseman Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piper L-4 Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas C-54 Skymaster Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bell P-39 Airacobra Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Meyer, John A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army Air Forces. North Atlantic Air Bases. Newfoundland, Canada Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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United States. Army Air Forces Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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