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Title Al DeGarmo's Pilot Insignia, License and Commemoratives Set
Date 1919-1986
Collection Alva Renfro DeGarmo Collection
Object Name Pin, Insignia
Catalog Number 1987.59.5
Description Framed set of pilot uniform insignia, or "wings," 1938 pilot license (Identification Card No. 319, issued March 17, 1938), aviation club membership cards, a honorary badge, patch, ribbon and other commemorative items issued to Alva Renfro DeGarmo. The insignia represent early United States military aviation, United Airlines, Western Air Express and Western Air Lines.
Provenance This set belonged to Al DeGarmo, one of Western Airlines' original four pilots.
People DeGarmo, Alva R.
Search Terms Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA)
United Airlines
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
United States Army
Western Air Express
Western Airlines
Subjects Badges
Pilots, Military
Airline pilots
Credit line Gift of Alva Renfro DeGarmo to Western Airlines
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