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Collection Number: P0101

Collection Title: Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographs, circa 1942-1943

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Size 79 items .25 linear feet
Abstract Kenneth N. Montgomery attended the United States Navy Pre-Flight School at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1942-1943. This collection consists of black-and-white photographs taken by Montgomery during his time at the Pre-Flight School. Photographs depict scenes of training, recreation, dorm life in Stacey Hall, and campus and town views in Chapel Hill, N.C.. Also included are photographs of the Naval Air Facility in New Cumberland, Pa., and postcards of Montreat, N.C.
Creator Montgomery, Kenneth N.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographs #P0101, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Linda Saunders (daughter of Kenneth N. Montgomery) of Auburn, Ala., in February 2007.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Kenneth N. Montgomery attended the United States Navy Pre-Flight School at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1942-1943, and later served as a U.S. Navy pilot in both World War II and the Korean War. After his death in 1992, he was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service.

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Collection consists chiefly of black-and-white photographs taken by Kenneth N. Montgomery during his time at the United States Navy Pre-Flight School at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Photographs include scenes of training, recreation, dorm life in Stacey Hall, and campus and town views in Chapel Hill, N.C. Also included are photographs of the Naval Air Facility in New Cumberland, Pa. and postcards of Montreat, N.C.

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79 items.
Print Box 01

Black and White Photographic Print P0101/0001

United States Navy Pre-Flight School: Training, circa 1942-1943 #P0101, Series: "Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographic Collection, circa 1942-1943" Printbox 01, Bwpprint P0101/0001

Black and White Photographic Prints

5 items

Photographs of cadets at the Pre-Flight School in uniform and engaged in training exercises.

Print Box 01

Black and White Photographic Print P0101/0002

United States Navy Pre-Flight School: Recreation, circa 1942-1943 #P0101, Series: "Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographic Collection, circa 1942-1943" Printbox 01, Bwpprint P0101/0002

Black and White Photographic Prints

7 items

Images of Pre-Flight School cadets playing football and boxing.

Print Box 01

Black and White Photographic Print P0101/0003

United States Navy Pre-Flight School: Living Conditions: Stacey Hall, circa 1942-1943 #P0101, Series: "Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographic Collection, circa 1942-1943" Printbox 01, Bwpprint P0101/0003

Black and White Photographic Prints

15 items

Photographs taken of the interior and exterior Stacey Hall, a dormitory at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Includes images of dorm furnishings and of Pre-Flight School cadets.

Print Box 01

Black and White Photographic Print P0101/0004

United States Navy Pre-Flight School: Town and campus views, circa 1942-1943 #P0101, Series: "Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographic Collection, circa 1942-1943" Printbox 01, Bwpprint P0101/0004

Black and White Photographic Prints

31 items

Includes images of buildings both on campus and in the town of Chapel Hill, N.C., as well as outdoor locations used for Pre-Flight School training.

Print Box 01

Black and White Photographic Print P0101/0005

United States Navy Pre-Flight School: Formations, circa 1942-1943 #P0101, Series: "Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographic Collection, circa 1942-1943" Printbox 01, Bwpprint P0101/0005

Black and White Photographic Prints

12 items

Photographs of cadets in various military formations.

Print Box 01

Black and White Photographic Print P0101/0006

Unidentified United States Navy bases, circa 1942-1943 #P0101, Series: "Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographic Collection, circa 1942-1943" Printbox 01, Bwpprint P0101/0006

Black and White Photographic Prints

6 items

Photographs taken by Kenneth N. Montgomery while serving in the United States Navy. At least one photograph was taken at the Naval Air Facility in New Cumberland, Pa.

Print Box 01

Black and White Photographic Print P0101/0007

Photographic postcards: Montreat, N.C., circa 1942-1943 #P0101, Series: "Kenneth N. Montgomery Photographic Collection, circa 1942-1943" Printbox 01, Bwpprint P0101/0007

Black and White Photographic Prints

3 items

Black-and-white photographic postcards depicting tourist attractions in Montreat, N.C., including Lake Susan and the Assembly Inn. These images were not taken by Kenneth N. Montgomery.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Anne Harding, September 2014

Encoded by: Anne Harding, October 2014

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