Bower, Frank Geoffrey. Album

Title

Bower, Frank Geoffrey. Album

Description

An album of photographs from Frank Bower's training in Florida.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2020-01-23

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Collection Items

Letter to Mr HA Bower
The letter refers to a delay in receipt of F G Bower's financial details and certificate of death.

FG Bower
A half-length portrait of FG Bower. He is in uniform with a trainee flash on his side cap.

Flying Boats
Photo 1 is the flying boat terminal at Dinner Key Miami.
Photo 2 is a Sikorsky S-42 flying boat.
Photo 3 is an aerial view of the terminal with two flying boats alongside,

University of Miami Buildings
Photo 1 is a large building.
Photo 2 is a section of a building framed by trees.
Photo 3 is a group of students outside a building, amongst the garden.

Miami
Photo 1 is a postcard of an aerial view of Miami annotated 'Miami, Fla [indecipherable] as seen from the Goodyear Blimp' and '058 RL Simpson'.
Photo 2 is the skyline of Miami at night.
Photo 3 is a postcard view across water to the Miami skyline.…

Training
Photo 1 is of four airmen in front of trees.
Photo 2 is of two airmen in Sidcot Suits.
Photo 3 is of an airman wearing a beret.
Photo 4 is of four airmen in Sidcot Suits.
Photo 5 is of four airmen in uniform standing in front of a…

Training
Photo 1 is of a man and a boy in swimming trunks with a women wearing a grass skirt at a bar. captioned 'Bar at Matheson Hammock.'
Photo 2 is of an airman studying. Captioned 'sometimes we work.'
Photographs 3 - 5 are of airmen standing at the side…

Miami Street Scenes
The three photographs feature street scenes with low rise buildings and parked cars.

F G Bower, Parrots and City Hall
Photo 1 and 2 are F G Bower standing with parrots.
Photo 3 is a view of tropical plants.
Photo 4 is a round building annotated 'Coral Gables City Hall'.
Photo 5 is a parrot on a branch.
Photo 6 is tropical plants.
Photo 7 is a flamingo standing…

University of Miami
Photo 1 is The Tiffin restaurant at the University.
Photo 2 is a block of buildings including The Tiffin.
Photo 3 is a University building.

Skyscrapers
Photo 1 is the Empire State Building
Photo 2 and 3 are views looking up the side of the Empire State Building.
Photo 4 is a street view with tall buildings behind.
Photo 5 is a view across tall buildings.
Photo 6 is the Freedom Tower,…

Miami
Photo 1 is a large round section of a building, identified as Coral Gables, City Hall.
Photo 2 is a line of palm trees in a park.

University of Miami
Photo 1 and 2 are views in the garden at the university.
Photo 3 is a view of the garden framed by a building.

Miami Swimming
Photo 1 is a group of airmen in a swimming pool.
Photo 2 is a view across to the swimming pool.
Photo 3 is a pool with rock formations.

Miami Trees
Photo 1 is a palm tree.
Photo 2 is a coconut palm.
Photo 3 is a sausage tree.

Miami
Photo 1 is a street scene with high rise buildings behind.
Photo 2 is an aerial oblique of Miami.
Photo 3 is an aerial oblique of Miami port.
Photo 4 is a busy street scene.

Miami and boats
Photo 1 is a marina with several boats.
Photo 2 is two boats at the quayside.
Photo 3 is the skyline of Miami taken from across the water.

Views of Miami
Photo 1 is a group of people on the lawn in font of a building, annotated 'Co-eds graduation'.
Photo 2 and 3 are views in a park.
Photo 4 is a view in a park with a sailing ship behind.
Photo 5 is a house.
Photo 6 is a park view with palm trees…

Airmen in Miami
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of seven airmen posing on a beach, annotated 'Matheson Hammock'.
Photo 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of F G Bower.
Photo 3 is two airmen sitting in a chair beside an American flag.

Two Airmen in Miami
Photo 1 is two airmen sitting beside the water.
Photo 2 is two airmen standing by a concrete wall, in front of a hangar.
Photo 3 is two airmen sitting at a table.
Photo 4 is two airmen dressed in gym kit sitting on a wooden platform.
Photo 5 is…

Airmen relaxing on the Beach
Photo 1 is five airmen in swimming trunks on the beach.
Photo 2 is a beach view with lots of sunbathers.
Photo 3 is eight airmen relaxing on the beach.
Photo 4 is two airmen lying on the beach.
Photo 5 is an airman standing on the beach.
Photo 6…

Miami Birds
Photo 1 is a lake full of flamingos.
Photo 2 is a close up of a flamingo.
Photo 3 is a parrot on a branch.
Photo 4 is palm trees at sunset.

F G Bower in his Billet
Photo 1 and 4 are F G Bower in his pyjamas on his bed.
Photo 2 and 3 are F G Bower working at a desk.

Miami
Photo 1 is a street scene at the Hotel Roxy corner.
Photo 2 is a street scene with a skyscraper in the background
Photo 3 is the skyline looking across the sea.
Photo 4 is a crowd on a pier looking at a large fish suspended by its tail.
Photo 5…

University of Miami
Photo 1 is a group standing on a lawn in front of a building, annotated 'Graduates from Univ..of Miami before Graduation Dinner.
Photo 2 is four airmen, three seated on a bench, one standing, annotated 'University of Miami. After dinner relaxation…
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