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William Carney photograph album [graphic].
BANC PIC 2001.213--fALB
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Title:

William Carney photograph album

Creator/Contributor:

Carney, William, 1922-, creator

Abstract:

Bulk of album documents documents Carney's service in the United States Air Force during World War II in Europe , including portraits and snapshots of Carney and other soldiers on duty and during leisure time. Includes aerial combat scenes. Other photographs depict Carney while a student and with friends. Also pictured throughout the album is James A. Myl, a friend of Carney and the pilot on many of his combat missions.

Date:

1941-1945 (issued)

Subject:

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Carney, William -- 1922- -- Portraits
Myl, James A -- Portraits
United States. -- Air Force -- Pictorial works
Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs
Airplanes, Military -- Pictorial works
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Pictorial works
Air warfare -- Photographs
Gay authors -- United States -- Photographs
Gay military personnel -- United States -- Photographs

Note:

Compiled by William Carney.
Various photographers including, presumably, Carney; others unknown.
Title devised by cataloger.
Gift ; of Suzanne Goell; 2000.
Born in 1922, William Carney served in the Air Force as a gunner in World War II. Carney later taught French in the University of California system. He published three works of Gay erotic literature in his lifetime, "The Real Thing, "A Year in the Closet," and "The Rose Exterminator." Carney died in 1987, at the age of 64.
Transferred from the William Carney papers (BANC MSS 2001/72 c).

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (215 photographic prints) : b&w ; 27 x 34 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2001.213--fALB

Origin:

Various places

Related Item:

William Carney papers : Carney, William, : 1922-