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Box 1: Materials on World War II
Articles on Gordon Hayes and audio tape interview, 1990-1999
Gordon Hayes military papers, 1946-1946
Book "Pigeons That Went to War" by Gordon Hayes, 1981
Correspondence on BBC production "Inside Story: Animals at War," 1999
Signal Pigeon Company rosters, 1944
Documents on pigeon training, Camp Young California Desert Training
History of the Fourth Pigeon Platoon From the 280th Signal Pigeon Company
Pigeon training manuals and memoranda, 1944-1945
Military documents and orders, many regarding the 6681st Signal Pigeon Company, 1942-1945
Newsletters on pigeon training and the 6681st Signal Pigeon Company, 1942-1945
Press bulletins, 1943
Messages carried by pigeons in World War II
Pigeon certificates of service
Documents on individual pigeons
World Waw II sign: "Registered Homing Pigeon Loft with the U.S. Army; Pigeon Reserve Signal Corps-These Homing Pigeons Protected by Federal Laws"
Documents of German propaganda
Stratton Membership card for Pigeon Society of Casablanca, Morocco
Box 2: Memorabilia and Non-World War II Pigeon history
Box 3: Photographs. Over 200 images, including many of pigeon use and training during World War II.
Box 4: Photographs, negatives, and miscellaneous documents on pigeon use and training during World War II.