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Name Airplanes
Number of Archive records 4
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Number of Photo records 29

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Image of 2016.015.003.24 - Untitled (Raychem Blue Angels Shoot), c. 1980-1990. Three VHS videocassettes (A-C) contain footage of Raychem Corporation Vice President Robert M. Halperin touring and flying with the Blue Angels at Naval Air Facility El Centro in California's Imperial Valley. The Blue Angels are a United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. Color and sound recorded on 3M T-20 NTSC cassette tapes. Run-time: (A) 10:36; (B) 5:56; (C) 21:58

The cassette tapes are stored in white plastic clamshell cases with black text on the front that reads, "RAYCHEM  /  BLUE ANGELS SHOOT  /  REEL #1 [or 2, 3]." "THE SHOWPROS  /  (714)258-2202" is printed on the back of each case. Overall dimension, 8" x 4.625" x 1.125"

2016.015.003.24 - Untitled (Raychem Blue Angels Shoot), c. 1980-1990. Three VHS videocassettes (A-C) contain footage of Raychem Corporation Vice President Robert M. Halperin touring and flying with the Blue Angels at Naval Air Facility El Centro in California's Imperial Valley. The Blue Angels are a United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. Color and sound recorded on 3M T-20 NTSC cassette tapes. Run-time: (A) 10:36; (B) 5:56; (C) 21:58 The cassette tapes are stored in white plastic clamshell cases with black text on the front that reads, "RAYCHEM / BLUE ANGELS SHOOT / REEL #1 [or 2, 3]." "THE SHOWPROS / (714)258-2202" is printed on the back of each case. Overall dimension, 8" x 4.625" x 1.125"

Untitled (Raychem Blue Angels Shoot), c. 1980-1990. Three VHS videocassettes (A-C) contain footage of Raychem Corporation Vice President Robert M. Halperin touring and flying with the Blue Angels at Naval Air Facility El Centro in California's Imperial Valley. The Blue Angels are a United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. Color and sound recorded on 3M T-20 NTSC cassette tapes. Run-time: (A) 10:36; (B) 5:56; (C) 21:58 The cassette tapes are stored in white plastic clamshell cases with black text on the front that reads, "RAYCHEM / BLUE ANGELS SHOOT / REEL #1 [or 2, 3]." "THE SHOWPROS / (714)258-2202" is printed on the back of each case. Overall dimension, 8" x 4.625" x 1.125

Image of 1989.357 - 1947 Water Color Landscape Painting "Belmont Towards the Bay" depicting a green hill with homes, horses, trees, and roads, with more buildings in the valley below. The bay is in the background with an industrial building spewing smoke at the bay's edge. The east bay land and hills are in view. There are 4 airplanes flying above the town. Painting is signed by artist "R. Hulstede -1947" in lower right corner. Painting is mounted behind off-white mat board, under glass or acrylic in a brown, wooden frame.
 
By RUTH GARBER HULSTEDE

1989.357 - 1947 Water Color Landscape Painting "Belmont Towards the Bay" depicting a green hill with homes, horses, trees, and roads, with more buildings in the valley below. The bay is in the background with an industrial building spewing smoke at the bay's edge. The east bay land and hills are in view. There are 4 airplanes flying above the town. Painting is signed by artist "R. Hulstede -1947" in lower right corner. Painting is mounted behind off-white mat board, under glass or acrylic in a brown, wooden frame. By RUTH GARBER HULSTEDE

1947 Water Color Landscape Painting "Belmont Towards the Bay" depicting a green hill with homes, horses, trees, and roads, with more buildings in the valley below. The bay is in the background with an industrial building spewing smoke at the bay's edge. The east bay land and hills are in view. There are 4 airplanes flying above the town. Painting is signed by artist "R. Hulstede -1947" in lower right corner. Painting is mounted behind off-white mat board, under glass or acrylic in a brown, wooden frame. By RUTH GARBER HULSTEDE

Image of 2013.007.022 - Double Wasp Valve Adjusting Guide, c.1940-1950. Circle of glossed paper with smaller circle that rotates.  Center attachment and hole allows for rotation.  Printed with red and blue coloring and text for valve adjustment.

2013.007.022 - Double Wasp Valve Adjusting Guide, c.1940-1950. Circle of glossed paper with smaller circle that rotates. Center attachment and hole allows for rotation. Printed with red and blue coloring and text for valve adjustment.

Double Wasp Valve Adjusting Guide, c.1940-1950. Circle of glossed paper with smaller circle that rotates. Center attachment and hole allows for rotation. Printed with red and blue coloring and text for valve adjustment.

Image of 2013.007.023 - DC3 Tail Wheel Shear Pin, c. 1936-1955. Used to lock the airplane's tail wheel in the straight position for take-off and landing.  Cylindrical metal tube with screw ridges at end.  Other end has opening and screw ridges inside hole.  Embossed yellow text on black label strips circumventing metal tube.  Clear tape over labels secure labels to metal tube.

2013.007.023 - DC3 Tail Wheel Shear Pin, c. 1936-1955. Used to lock the airplane's tail wheel in the straight position for take-off and landing. Cylindrical metal tube with screw ridges at end. Other end has opening and screw ridges inside hole. Embossed yellow text on black label strips circumventing metal tube. Clear tape over labels secure labels to metal tube.

DC3 Tail Wheel Shear Pin, c. 1936-1955. Used to lock the airplane's tail wheel in the straight position for take-off and landing. Cylindrical metal tube with screw ridges at end. Other end has opening and screw ridges inside hole. Embossed yellow text on black label strips circumventing metal tube. Clear tape over labels secure labels to metal tube.

Image of 2015.005.002 - Port of Redwood City during World War II by Fred Sinclair, Jr., 2015.  Acrylic and oil on 4'x4' canvas by Fred Sinclair, Jr., completed April 2015.

2015.005.002 - Port of Redwood City during World War II by Fred Sinclair, Jr., 2015. Acrylic and oil on 4'x4' canvas by Fred Sinclair, Jr., completed April 2015.

Port of Redwood City during World War II by Fred Sinclair, Jr., 2015. Acrylic and oil on 4'x4' canvas by Fred Sinclair, Jr., completed April 2015.

Image of 2015.001.00451.2 - United States Navy Aircraft at SFO, 1950

2015.001.00451.2 - United States Navy Aircraft at SFO, 1950

United States Navy Aircraft at SFO, 1950. Black and white negative of a Lockheed R6V Constitution naval aircraft on tour at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). A large aircraft appears at center parked on the tarmac, which extends into the foreground of the image. "YOUR NAVY-AIR AND SEA" are written towards the top of the plane's fuselage. A Lockheed logo with a shooting star appears on the rudder of the plane, beneath which are the words "RM / US NAVY." There are approximately 19 people on the tarmac near the plane. Some are soldiers in dress uniform and some are civilians viewing the plane. There is a roped-off area in front of the side of the plane. This area is to the rear of th

Image of 2015.001.00725.2 - Cargo Terminals at SFO, 1958

2015.001.00725.2 - Cargo Terminals at SFO, 1958

Cargo Terminals at SFO, 1958. Black and white negative of the original terminals at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). This image shows several terminals and hangars on a tarmac. Some planes are parked outside the hangars and others are taxiing on the runway. Slightly left of center in the image is the Mills Field terminal, which has been converted into a general aviation terminal with several hangars. Southwest Airways, Western Air Lines, and TWA also have hangars next to the terminal. In the upper left is a United Airlines hangar. The San Bruno Mountains and the San Francisco Bay can be seen in the background.

Image of 2015.001.01400.20 - Pan American CD-6 Cargo Plane and Hiller Helicopter, 1960

2015.001.01400.20 - Pan American CD-6 Cargo Plane and Hiller Helicopter, 1960

Pan American CD-6 Cargo Plane and Hiller Helicopter, 1960. Black and white negative of a Pan American CD-6 cargo plane being loaded while a Hiller Aircraft Corporation helicopter takes off at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The plane has four propeller engines. Part of series 1400.

Image of 2015.001.01408 - President Dwight Eisenhower Arriving at SFO, 1960

2015.001.01408 - President Dwight Eisenhower Arriving at SFO, 1960

President Dwight Eisenhower Arriving at SFO, 1960. Black and white negative of President Dwight Eisenhower arriving at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Eisenhower has descended the airstair and is extending his hand to be welcomed by Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown and two California National Guard officers. Behind the President, several men are descending the airstair, including a man in a fedora who is likely Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. With them are several guards and officers in military uniform.The plane, Air Force One, is silver and the open door has the Presidential Seal on it. The fuselage reads, "[U.]S. AIR FORC[E]."

Image of 2015.001.01875.1 - Inside the Passenger Terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), 1961

2015.001.01875.1 - Inside the Passenger Terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), 1961

Inside the Passenger Terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), 1961. Black and white negative of the passenger terminal at San Francisco Internatinal Airport (SFO). The photograph was taken from above and looks out over the ticket counters of SFO. On the left side of the image is a row of ticket counters with ticket agents helping passengers waiting in line. On the right side of the image is another row of ticket counters for: United Airlines, Western Airlines (with Salt Lake City, Denver, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle listed as destinations), British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (Qantas), and Trans Wor

Image of 2015.001.02438.1 - San Francisco International Airport Pinwheel Terminals, 1961

2015.001.02438.1 - San Francisco International Airport Pinwheel Terminals, 1961

San Francisco International Airport Pinwheel Terminals, 1961. Color negative shows an aerial view of a United Airlines terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). There are five airplanes on the tarmac around the circular terminal in a pinwheel shape. Each of the planes has "UNITED" written on its fuselage, rudder, and left wing. There are two jet bridges connecting each plane to the terminal. There is a long rectangular building connected to the terminal. On the tarmac around the terminal and the planes are several trucks and service vehicles. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.03557.31 - Aerial View of San Francisco International Airport, 1962

2015.001.03557.31 - Aerial View of San Francisco International Airport, 1962

Aerial View of San Francisco International Airport, 1962. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of San Francisco International Airport (SFO) with runways, terminals, maintenance facilities, roads and parking lots. In the background is the San Francisco Bay. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that these newly added terminals doubled the size of the airport. Part of a series 3557.

Image of 2015.001.04025.2 - Cargo Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport, 1962

2015.001.04025.2 - Cargo Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport, 1962

Cargo Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport, 1962. Black and white negative of a Lockheed Constellation cargo plane crash at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The plane is resting on the tarmac and its fuselage is split along the middle. The nose cone has broken off from the front of the plane. There is foam and water on the tarmac and on the plane. Two firefighters spray water on the plane, one by the cockpit and the other by the starboard engine. Smoke is rising from the middle of the fuselage. The front of an SFO fire engine is visible on the left side of the image. Part of series 4025.

Image of 2015.001.04201 - United Airlines Maintenance Facility, 1962

2015.001.04201 - United Airlines Maintenance Facility, 1962

United Airlines Maintenance Facility, 1962. Black and white negative shows an interior view of the United Airlines maintenance facility at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Work is being done on a DC-8 airplane. The interior of the building has a corrugated metal roof over metal trusses. The DC-8 plane is towards the back of the building, surrounded by scaffolding, catwalks, ladders and large pipes. The right side of the building is open with light shining inward near where the plane is parked. Offices and cubicles are visible in the foreground. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05580.1 - Air Traffic Controller at San Francisco International Airport, 1964

2015.001.05580.1 - Air Traffic Controller at San Francisco International Airport, 1964

Air Traffic Controller at San Francisco International Airport, 1964. Black and white negative shows an Air Traffic Controller in a control tower at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). A man appears in profile at lower left. He wears a short-sleeved button down the front shirt and a tie while holding a telephone to his left ear and writing with his right hand. He sits in front of a desk that has a number of panels, buttons and screens. The room he is in has large glass windows, and outside the windows are airport runways. A parked airplane appears just behind his head through the window at left. Further down the runway towards the upper left of the image, another plane takes off. Part o

Image of 2015.001.05580.3 - Trans World Airlines Constellation Propeller Plane Takes Off from San Francisco International Airport, 1964

2015.001.05580.3 - Trans World Airlines Constellation Propeller Plane Takes Off from San Francisco International Airport, 1964

Trans World Airlines Constellation Propeller Plane Takes Off from San Francisco International Airport, 1964. Black and white negative shows a Trans World Airlines (TWA) Constellation Propeller plane taxiing before take off at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). A checkered structure appears in the left of the image in the background. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.07860.1 - Fallen Aircraft Engine in San Bruno, 1965

2015.001.07860.1 - Fallen Aircraft Engine in San Bruno, 1965

Fallen Aircraft Engine in San Bruno, 1965. Black and white negative of an aircraft engine that fell off an aircraft over San Bruno during take off from San Francisco International Airport (SFO). This image shows an airplane engine lying on a pile of building rubble. The building to the left of the rubble and engine has a large garage. Above the door is a large hole in the wall. In the background there are five men looking into the interior of the building through the garage door. Part of a series

Image of 2015.001.09148. - Tony Bennet with PSA Stewardesses at San Francisco International Airport, 1966

2015.001.09148. - Tony Bennet with PSA Stewardesses at San Francisco International Airport, 1966

Tony Bennet with PSA Stewardesses at San Francisco International Airport, 1966. Black and white negative of Tony Bennett with two Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) stewardesses at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Bennett wears a dark suit and throws up one of his hands. Posing with him are two stewardesses who wear white uniforms and hats. They stand in front of stairs coming down from a PSA Aircraft. There is a baggage handler in the background, underneath the wing of the plane. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.09221. - Fresh Fish Cargo Shipment on United Jet Freighter at San Francisco International Airport, 1966

2015.001.09221. - Fresh Fish Cargo Shipment on United Jet Freighter at San Francisco International Airport, 1966

Fresh Fish Cargo Shipment on United Jet Freighter at San Francisco International Airport, 1966. Black and white negative of fresh fish cargo readied for shipment on United Airlines Jet Freighter at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). There are two workers handling fish wrapped in plastic and packed into crates. The crates are stacked on baggage carts. The plane is in the upper right and on its fuselage reads, "JET FREIGHTER". Parked underneath the airplane is a service truck. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.09291. - Pacific Airlines Crash Into San Francisco International Airport Terminal, 1966

2015.001.09291. - Pacific Airlines Crash Into San Francisco International Airport Terminal, 1966

Pacific Airlines Crash Into San Francisco International Airport Terminal, 1966. Black and white negative shows the nose of a Pacific Airlines airplane running into a terminal at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The image shows broken windows in the area of the crash, and the terminal floor and walls are bent. A crowd of people standing in the terminal look on at the scene. Underneath the terminal a ground support vehicle is wedged under the nose of the airplane and a step ladder is visible nearby at lower left. Several people are partially visible on the other side of the terminal at center left. Part of a series.