Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company collection
The collection consists primarily of photographs depicting company administrators and employees, the Colt's armory in Hartford and other Colt-related properties, events, promotional material, and firearms.
Dates: circa 1864-1961
Familiarization of the machine gun, circa 1942-1945
Item — Envelope 90
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection of 217 black and white photographs is a representative survey of the aspects of military life and training on the base from 1942 to 1945. All the photos are numbered, identified, and stamped "Official U.S. Army Air Corps photo" on back. Activities represented include, among others, the Sixth War Loan drive, an open house for the public, redeployment, multiple training exercises, the training of Chinese fighter pilots, day-to-day life, and medal presentations to servicemen or...
Dates: circa 1942-1945