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Joseph Weisberg Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-0059

Scope and Contents

The photographs in this collection are of early aircraft, military aircraft, and airliners.

Dates

  • 1919 - 1978

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Weisberg was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 14, 1913. He left Philadelphia after finishing West Philadelphia High School for Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. In 1941 he joined the military and was assigned to a public relations position with the US Army Air Corp at Kelly Field (San Antonio), Texas. He was reassigned to Tarrant Air Base in Fort Worth in 1942, and again in 1943 as a crew member to the B-24 Bomber Training Base in Liberal, Kansas. Returning to Fort Worth after an honorable discharge in 1945, he joined the work force until establishing his own marketing company. He sold his company to return to freelance writing and photojournalism in 1973. Mr. Weisberg passed away in March of 1983.

Source: University of Texas at Dallas, History of Aviation Collection, General Aviation Collection, Joseph Weisberg Papers. Accessed on October 10, 2009.

Extent

.42 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These photographs were in the Fort Worth Public Library unit of Business and Technology. Durin a reorganization of the library, the materials were transferred to the Archives unit.

Related Materials

University of Texas at Dallas, History of Aviation Collection, General Aviation Collection, Joseph Weisberg Papers. http://libtreasures.utdallas.edu/xmlui/handle/10735.1/1399
Title
Joseph Weisberg Photographs Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Unknown
Date
9 December 2009
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Worth Public Library Archives Repository

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