Majors Field Photography Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0005
Creators:
Short, John Marshall, 1913-
Dates:
[ca. 1940s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic Feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 42 photographs of training and service life at Majors Field, Texas, and later in the Philippines. Included are images of Vultee BT-13As, Bell P-39Ns, and Martin B-26Cs, as well as shots of personnel and base life. There are also a few images of Red Skelton doing a comic routine at Majors Field.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Marshall Short (1913- ) who was a member of the Majors Field Photographic Laboratory personnel during World War II. Originally, Majors Field was a basic training school using BT-13As. Later, the base would expand as an advanced training center using P-47 Thunderbolts for training.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Pam Struss, Gift, 2001, 2002-0005, unknown

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Flight training Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vultee BT-13A Valiant Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bell P-39 Airacobra Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bell P-39N Airacobra Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martin B-26C Marauder (Model 179C) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martin B-26 Marauder Family Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Majors Field, Texas Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/