H07-1659. Klaasen, Jack. Photographs and Oral History, 1927-1935, 2007. 1 folder.


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Digital images of Jack Klaasen’s photograph album of Holland, his military duty with the Army Air Corps as an aviation mechanic and peace time mechanic. Subjects include Szekely Aircraft engines and Flying Dutchman plane crash, airplanes, sister Katherine and husband Peter Walters, his siblings, canoeing, boating, beach scenes, The Pull (1927), Szekely Airport, Harvey Bluekamp, Waco brand airplane, Furniture Capital Air Service, Ernie Berns, Don Timmer, John Swets, 98 East 17th Street, Holland Christian Model Airplane Club, “Chink” Roberts, Roger Heyns, Ed Boeve’s Model T Ford, Stinson Tri-Motor airplane, Mac MacFall’s Cursti Robin airplane, Jack and Louis Ten Brink, Claude Dykema, National Air Races (1932), Mead Glider built by Holland Glider Club (1929), Ottawa Beach tent camping with Art Alderink, Adrian Klaasen, reel lawn mower, Abe Klaasen City Sign Company, Gerrit DeGraaf, Russ Klaasen, Louie Ten Brink, 17th Pursuit Squadron, Selfridge Airfield (1934), U.S. Coast Guard tower, Gardner Bird, Ed Barkel, Holland Christian High School Basketball Team (1934-1935), Jay Peters, P-26 airplane in flight (1934), National Air Races (Cleveland) memorabilia (1931). Digital images are stored in Hope College Digital Photograph Collections folder. Collection also includes a 2007 oral history interview with Klaasen about early aviation history in Holland. (K)


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