Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection

Title

Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection

Description

The Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection is comprised of textual and photographic materials relating to Kenneth D. Wallace's military career and personal life, circa 1940s.

Textual materials included are Wallace's military identification cards, pilot logbook tracking his flight training hours, a V-Mail card, and his Certificates of Service.

Photographic materials include 46 photographs, primarily consisting of small black-and-white snapshots. They feature informal portraits of members of Wallace's family; candid scenes from an ROTC camp based in Spokane, Washington; formal and informal portraits of Wallace in military uniform; a formal group portrait of Squadron R flight training class at Randolph Field, Texas; and snapshots of Wallace with Columbia University schoolmates. Also present are six photographs of mountains taken from an aircraft and one of a C-47 landing, which were likely taken during Wallace's service in the India-Burma-China Defensive.

Also present is a funeral program for his memorial service at The Museum of Flight in 2010.

Digitized Materials: All archival materials except the funeral program have been digitized. Additionally, one artifact, a Burmese blood chit, has been digitized.

Date

circa 1940-1945, 2010

Language

All materials are in English.

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives.

Bibliographic Citation

The Kenneth D. Wallace World War II Collection/The Museum of Flight

Identifier

2012-03-29

Collection Organization

Collection Items

[Flight logbook for Kenneth D. Wallace, September 9, 1942-December 12, 1943]
Flight logbook for Kenneth D. Wallace, September 9, 1942-December 12, 1943. Documents flights made during his United States Army Air Corps training. 60 pages.

[Kenneth D. Wallace]
Identification photograph of Kenneth D. Wallace from his United States Army Air Forces Reserve identification card, March 20, 1943.

[Identification card issued by U.S. Army Air Forces Reserve to Kenneth D. Wallace, March 20, 1943]
Identification card issued by the U.S. Army Air Forces Reserve to Kenneth D. Wallace, March 20, 1943.

[Kenneth D. Wallace]
Identification photograph of Kenneth D. Wallace from his United States War Department identification card, January 16, 1945.

[Identification card issued by Adjutant General's Office to Kenneth D. Wallace, January 16, 1945]
Identification card issued by the Adjutant General's Office, United States War Department, to Kenneth D. Wallace, January 16, 1945.

[Kenneth D. Wallace]
Identification photograph of Kenneth D. Wallace from his United States War Department identification card, circa 1940s.

[Officer's identification card issued by Adjutant General's Office to Kenneth D. Wallace, circa 1940s]
Officer's identification card issued by the Adjutant General's Office, United States War Department, to Kenneth D. Wallace, circa 1940s.

[Rank certification document issued to Kenneth D. Wallace, March 20, 1943]
Certification document issued by the United States Army Air Forces, certifying that Kenneth D. Wallace has been appointed to the rank of second lieutenant, March 20, 1943.

[Florida driver's license issued to Kenneth D. Wallace, August 18, 1945]
Driver's license issued by the state of Florida to Kenneth D. Wallace, August 18, 1945.

[United States Army Air Corps identification card holder]
Identification card holder issued by the United States Army Air Corps to Kenneth D. Wallace, circa 1940s.
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