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Title
Scrapbook belonging to Reuben H. Fleet, 1939-1941
Creator
Reuben Fleet
Date Created and/or Issued
1939/1941
Contributing Institution
San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
Collection
California Revealed from San Diego Air and Space Museum
Rights Information
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Description
Reuben H. Fleet was the founder and President of Consolidated Aircraft, based in San Diego. Consolidated aircraft was the biggest private employer in San Diego during WWII and produced thousands of aircraft that helped the allies achieve victory. This scrapbook belonged to Reuben Fleet and documents the development of these aircraft, including the PBY Catalina and the B-24 Liberator.
Type
text
Format
Scrapbook
Extent
18 x 14 in.
638 Pages of 638
Identifier
casdam_000023
Subject
Consolidated Aircraft (Firm)
Aeronautics
Aerospace industries--California--San Diego
Cold War
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation
Fleet, Reuben H
Time Period
1939/1941
Place
San Diego County (Calif.)
San Diego (Calif.)
California, Southern
Provenance
San Diego Air and Space Museum
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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