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One pair of aviation sunglasses by American Optical with case, circa 1942

 Item — Box: 2, Item: 8
Identifier: Item 8

Scope and Contents

From the Series: The artifacts include memorabilia from Wadesville High School, numerous military artifacts, including foreign currency, pilot’s good luck charms (given by friends), aviation sunglasses, silk gloves (worn under heated flight suits), United States Army Air Corps uniform items and “Hubert” cartoon books. Materials in the series are arranged chronologically, with oversized materials housed separately for preservation purposes.

Dates

  • circa 1942

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Series: 1.20 Cubic Feet

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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