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A leaflet for the planetarium in Chicago.

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Top - looking down o n river running through city. Captioned 'Birds-eye view of Chicago'.
Bottom left - view of skyscrapers and river. Captioned 'Majestic skyscrapers Chicago'.
Bottom right - looking down at elevated railway and buildings at Lake…

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Top - view across city with Trustees System’s Service building, now Century Tower and the Merchandise Mart. Captioned 'gloomy Chicago's industrial areas'.
Bottom left - view of distant suspension bridge across bay with ship. Captioned 'Golden Gate…

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A page of information about Chicago and its economy.

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Top left - flight line at Goose with aircraft parked. Captioned 'Victor, Vulcan, VC10 on the strip at Goose'.
Top centre - Vulcan just airborne.
Top right - a formation of four Vulcans in line astern. Captioned 'Vulcans returning from Chicago air…

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An envelope with artwork of a Chicago street scene. The envelope is addressed to Alan North's parents.

BLazenbyHJLazenbyHJv1.pdf
Harold Jack Lazenby's autobiography.

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Cyril Gosling trained as an armourer at Kirby in Blackpool and was first posted to 49 Squadron where he worked on the guns and turrets. As part of his role he would go on flights in the bombers to check the guns accuracy by firing at drogues. On…

YCrawfordJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

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Alan writes thanking his parents for letters, parcel and papers. He enjoyed his visit to Chicago and found the locals very friendly.

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Alan writes about the slowness of mail from the UK. He has completed his exams and has done well. He has qualified as a pilot and completed air bombers and air gunner courses. He enjoyed Christmas. He travelled to Chicago and was impressed with the…

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Two views of Chicago on the back of an envelope.

BShakespeareHEShakespeareHEv1.pdf
Detailed description of journey by train across the United States with comments about America and descriptions of many towns and cities passed through. Comments on some of his and his companions' activities. Makes several comparisons with Australia.

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Top left - A woman wearing fur coat standing on path by a car. In the background houses. Captioned 'Jean'.
Top right - Two women wearing fur coats sitting on a bench with a child on lap of lady on the left. In the background bare trees. Captioned…

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A view of Chicago

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One coloured view of Chicago and part of a brief history of Chicago.

BAdamsHGAdamsHGv3.pdf
Writes that he joined newly formed Air Training Corps at end of 1941 as this would give an accelerated position on the waiting list for aircrew. Describes training and sports. Called up into army 3 July 1942 and describes training in basic infantry…
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