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One group of United States Army Air Corps uniform items that include: 3” Luxembourg sterling silver, pin back pilot’s wings; large pin back “U.S.” insignia, gold filled; small Balfour clutch-back United States insignia, 10k gold filled; World War II dog tag and a boxed 2 inch Balfour sterling silver sweetheart pilot’s wings, circa 1940s [housed in a smaller artifact box], circa 1942

 Item — Box: 2, Item: 13
Identifier: Item 13

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.


  • circa 1942

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


From the Series: 1.20 Cubic Feet


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States