University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the 19th Aviation Squadron Album, 1917-1918

Descriptive Summary

Creator: 19th Aviation Squadron
Title: 19th Aviation Squadron Album,
Dates: 1917-1918
Abstract: Photograph album documenting the 19th Aviation Squadron in Austin, Texas, Sarasota, Florida, and various other bases during the period from 1917 to 1918.
Accession No.: 89-335
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs of the 19th Aviation Squadron at Aviation Ground School in Austin, Texas, in September and November of 1917, and at Thanksgiving in Sarasota, Florida in 1918. In between are photographs of the squadron on the ground and in the air at bases in Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Pennsylvania. Emphasis is on aerial views, flying formations, crashes, repair shops, pilots, and the airplanes themselves, including the Thomas-Morse Scout SC-4.


Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army Air Forces--Photographs.
Air pilots, Military--Photographs.
Austin (Tex.)--Photographs.
Dallas (Tex.)--Photographs.
Sarasota (Fla.)--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

19th Aviation Squadron Album, 1917-1918, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

Detailed Description of the Papers



3Y169 Album pages