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[Le Roy Dennis Paulson photograph collection].
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Title:

[Le Roy Dennis Paulson photograph collection]

Creator/Contributor:

Paulson, Le Roy Dennis, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Photographs of Le Roy Dennis Paulson and perhaps other flight radio operators; China Clipper planes and other seaplanes associated with Paulson's career, with Pan American Airlines and with Wake Island; and views of the Canal Zone in Panama, with scenes of Panama City and the Panama Canal (AX folder 2).

Date:

1924 (issued)

Subject:

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Paulson, Le Roy Dennis -- Photographs
Pan American World Airways, Inc. -- Photographs
Flight radio operators -- Photographs
Seaplanes -- Photographs
China Clipper (Airplane) -- Photographs
Canal Zone -- Photographs
Panama Canal (Panama) -- Photographs
Panama (Panama) -- Photographs
Wake Island -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected, perhaps photographed by Le Roy Dennis Paulson (step-father of donor).
Le Roy Dennis Paulson photograph collection, BANC PIC 2017.144, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Le Roy Dennis Paulson (aka "The Swede"): born Le Roy Dennis Samuelson on May 8, 1905, Willow River, Minnesota; changed last name in 1940; while with U.S. Navy, travelled through Panama Canal in 1924; worked as flight radio officer for Pan Am Airways from mid-1930s to World War II, and after the war; married to Esther Kaluhiokalani, then Carol Cooper Paulson; worked for some time on Wake Island; died in Ukiah, California on March 16, 1983. (Biographical information from donor.)

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

photoprint
48 photographs in 3 folders and 3 oversize folders : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; sheets 22 x 28 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Origin:

California