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Wings, thrills - For interesting service join the Navy
Poster of U.S. Navy aircraft taking off from and in flight over a ship, circa 1918-1920. Art by J. W. Burbank.

[French gunboat, Hankou, China]
Photograph of a French gunboat, Hankou, China, circa 1934-1935. Inscription: "French. Hankow, 193[cut off]." Part of a photograph album related to Julius A. Barr's personal life and flying career in the United States and China, circa 1934-1935.

[French gunboat, Hankou, China]
Photograph of a French gunboat, Hankou, China, circa 1934-1935. Inscription: "French gunboat. Hankow."Part of a photograph album related to Julius A. Barr's personal life and flying career in the United States and China, circa 1934-1935.

[Crated Boeing Model 247D aircraft on SS President Grant]
Photograph of a crated Boeing Model 247D aircraft on the SS President Grant, circa 1934. Text on crate: "To J. A. Barr. Shanghai, China." Inscription: "Crated Boeing on S.S. Pres. Grant." Part of a photograph album related to Julius A. Barr's…

[Ship deck covered in ice]
Photograph of a ship deck covered in ice, circa 1932-1933.Part of a photograph album related to Julius A. Barr's personal life and flying career in the United States and China, circa 1932-1933.

[Armored vehicle being loaded onto ship]
Photograph of an armored vehicle being loaded onto a ship, circa 1932-1933. Part of a photograph album related to Julius A. Barr's personal life and flying career in the United States and China, circa 1932-1933.

[Servicemen recovering Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk from the water]
Photograph of U.S. Navy servicemen recovering a Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk from the water, July 1947. Inscription on verso: "July 1947. This is a picture taken just after the plane hooked onto the sled and the engine was cut off. The hook on the float just…

[Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk aircraft being launched via catapult from  deck of ship]
Photograph of a Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk aircraft, piloted by Remi Charles O'Connor, being launched via catapult from the deck of a ship, July 25, 1947. Inscription on verso: "This picture is of me just leaving the catapult - airspeed 72 kts in 60 feet.…

[Servicemen recovering Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk aircraft from the water]
Photograph of U.S. Navy servicemen recovering a Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk aircraft from the water and loading it onto the ship's catapult, circa July 1947. The pilot, likely Remi Charles O'Connor Collection, is visible in the cockpit.Inscription on verso:…

[Harbor scenes in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, circa 1930s]
Film footage of harbor scenes in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, circa 1930s. The footage, which was likely filmed by Julius A. Barr during his travels in Asia, contains short clips of a harbor filmed from an unidentified ship. Scenes include people…
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