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Collection TitleCL 08 J. Arthur Kieffer CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:September 20, 2007
Extent1.5 linear feet

CL 08 - J. Arthur Kieffer Collection contains family photographs, histories and articles written by the Chemung County Historian, "Archie" Kieffer.

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Pictured from back left - Mr. & Mrs. David Mattison, Mr. & Mrs. Dick Allington, Mr. Robert Wood, 1977.Photograph011310
J. Arthur Kieffer and Bob Smith.Photograph011311
5 photos of the Chemung County Fairgrounds.Photographs011311
Troop # 3 Camp at Keuka Lake.Postcard011312
2-J. Arthur Kieffer and Shelly Herman at the Sesquicentennial Parade.Photograph011313
J. Arthur Kieffer at Woodlawn National Cemetery on Memorial Day, 1976.Photograph011314
2-Judge Dunar's House, Jan 1971.Photographs011316
2-Chemung County Mental Health Clinic.Photographs011317
2-Chemung County Infirmary.Photographs011318
Chmeung County Court House and Clerk's Office.Photograph011319
7-Photographs of Mrs. Suzanne Kieffer Owens working on the Chemung County Legislature Seal. Also pictured is Harold Owens.Photographs011320
Dr. H. D. Wey.Sketch011321
Elmira Bricklayers. Pictured in the top row: Archie Hartnol, Joseph Kieffer, Ray Smith, Roger Wheeler, Robert Montgomery, front row: Al Cirulli, Patrick Nagel and Frankie Anderson.Photograph011322
Folder contains 53 photographs of J. Arthur Kieffer and his family. Included is also the shell of an .88mm from a German gun pulled out of Archie's parachute in 1945.Photographs0114
Soaring. The Journal of the Soaring Society of America, October 1970.Magazine020101
Soaring. The Journal of the Soaring Society of America, February 1970.Magazine020102
Soaring. The Journal of the Soaring Society of America, June 1987.Magazine020103
RCModeler, April 1975. There is an article on Harris Hill by Jack Gray and Bev. Smith.Magazine0204
1970 Soaring CalendarCalendar020501
7th AAF Brief, Vol. 1, No. 18, April 4, 1944.Magazine020601
7th AAF Brief, Vol. 1, No. 19, April 11, 1944.Magazine020602
7th AAF Brief, Vol. 1, No. 20, April 18, 1944.Magazine020603
7th AAF Brief, Vol. 1, No. 22, May 2, 1944.Magazine020604
7th AAF Brief, Vol. 1, No. 23, May 9 1944.Magazine020605
7th AAF Brief, Vol. 1, No. 24, May 16, 1944.Magazine020606
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