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Box 81


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Air Force Academy Blazer with a Class of 1965 patch, 1965 - 1966

 Item — Box: 81
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, he wore this during the time that he attended Purdue University.
Dates: 1965 - 1966

Artifacts, 1957 - 2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8
Scope and Contents The material in the first sub-series, Awards, Diplomas, and Decorations is in the form of certificates, plaques and three-dimensional awards. Some of the highlights of the awards (certificates) are Bridges' Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medals, Air Force Commendation medal, Defense Superior Service medal and Legion of Merit. Some of the oversized awards/certificates consist of Bridges' Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, June 9, 1965; Lyndon B. Johnson Space...
Dates: 1957 - 2011

Textiles, 1961 - 2005

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 8, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents In this sub-series one can find uniform and clothing items Bridges wore throughout his Air Force and NASA careers; Air Force parade dress uniform worn at the Air Force Academy, blazer worn as a student at Purdue University; NASA and Air Force flight suits, along with an Air Force helmet; aviator jacket (leather) and officers' jacket, and a polo shirt worn while Director of Langley Research Center.
Dates: 1961 - 2005