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Inventory of the George L. Usher Papers, 1909-1918
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George L. Usher Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1909-1918
    Collection number: 69081
    Creator: Usher, George L., 1890-
    Collection Size: 3 envelopes 0.3 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Depicts World War I German aircraft, American aircraft in 1909, and scenes of Vera Cruz in 1914. Includes aerial reconnaissance views of World War I military activity in France
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George L. Usher Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1969.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Aeronautics--Pictorial works.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations.
    World War, 1914-1918--Pictorial works.
    Veracruz Llave (Mexico)--History--American occupation, 1914--Pictorial works.

    Biographical Note

    1890 Born
    1917-1918 135th Squadron in France, World War I
    1935-1939 Chief of Personnel of the Air Force
    1939-1941 Commander, Moffett Field, Mountain View, California
    1941-1942 Commander, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
    1942- Deputy Commander of the 13th Air Force in the South Pacific