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The Descriptive Finding Guide for the Joseph H. Famme Personal Papers SDASM.SC.0019
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Box 01 Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers

Physical Description: 1. B-24 Letters, Articles and General Information 2. Model 8 (F-102/F-106) Miscellaneous 3. Correspondence: Famme Promotion (1961) 4. Atlas/Astronautics General Historical Information 5. Correspondence: Famme Retires at General Dynamics and Joins Rohr (1966) 6. Rohr Staff Reduction Memorandum (1971) 7. State of California Aerospace Employment Issues (1971-1973) 8. California Space Shuttle Task Force (1973) 9. B-24 First Flight 50th and 60th Anniversary Proceedings (1989/1999) 10. Miscellaneous IAM Strike Information (1945 and 1987) 11. Famme Convair History Remarks (1982) 12. Famme Convair History Remarks (circa 1990s) 13. Convair Cartoons 14. Miscellaneous Papers/Thoughts 15. Grossmont School District/Other Public Service Recognition and Awards 16. Joe Famme Biographical Information 17. Personal Papers/Photographs 18. Original Famme SDASM Collection Inventory 19. Donations to CAA Restoration Newspaper Articles 20. XF-92A – San Diego Union (November, 1952) 21. Consairways Articles 22. Miscellaneous Famme Articles (1952-1956) 23. Convair 50th Birthday (1973) 24. Howard Hughes Dealings with Convair (1976) 25. Demise of Convair San Diego Facilities (1992-1993) 26. David Grinnell, B-24 Pilot, Daily Mail (1997)
 

Box 02

Physical Description: 1. The Tribune-Sun, Consolidated Dedication Day, 17 October 1941 (Complete Issue) Periodicals/Publications 2. Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, Rules for Employees (1940) 3. Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation Agreement with IAM Lodge 1125 (1941) 4. Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation Agreement with IAM Lodge 1125 (1949) 5. Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, Factory Wage and Salary Classifications/ Labor Grades/Hourly Rates, circa 1949 6. New Cockpit Instrument Panel Design (1956) 7. Our American Government, History and Function (1963) 8. General Dynamics News - J. Famme Retirement Issue (February 1966) 9. Rohr News – Famme Joins Rohr (February, 1966) 10. Convair Management Club – 25th Anniversary Booklet (1967) 11. General Dynamics Hourly Employee Group Insurance Certificate (1970) 12. General Dynamics Shareholder Reports (1971-1972) 13. California Professional Resources Development Center, Final Report (1972) 14. General Dynamics, QAR Pocket Guide, Quality Assurance Reporting (July, 1974) 15. Convair Division Hourly Personnel Policies (Circa 1980) 16. Security Is Your Job – General Dynamics (Undated – Likely 1980s) 17. Flying Barn (B-24), Motor Home Magazine (Undated) 18. Keeping Convair Jobs Alive, DC-10 Barge Shipments, Los Angeles Times
 

Box 03

Physical Description: 1. Newsletters, International Association of Machinists, Lodge 1125 (IAM), 1986-1992 (Incomplete) 2. Miscellaneous Internal Union “Unrest” Flyers 3. General Dynamics Heritage Chart (1987) 4. General Dynamics Safety Spotlight, circa 1989 5. General Dynamics World – Bill Anders Appointment (October 1989) 6. Orbiter (Newsletter), General Dynamics Space System Division (1991) 7. General Dynamics, Retirement Plan Booklet, Hourly Employees (1991) 8. Aerospace, Proposed MD-12 9. NMA Space Leader, March 1993, April 1993, December 1993 10. B-24 “All American” Brochure (not dated) 11. General Dynamics Manufacturing Services (not dated) 12. Atlas II Brochure (not dated) Photographs 13. Early Consolidated Aircraft Engineering Staff Picture (1935-1936) 14. J. Famme and Harvey Tafe at Consolidated Washington Office (1944) 15. Miscellaneous Joe Famme Photographs (1946-1960s) 16. J. Famme, F. Fink, E. Stout and Others with Unidentified Navy Officers (Ca. 1950) 17. J. Famme, Red Covington, Scotty Doig, Chuck McCabe 18. Final F-102 Delivery Ceremony – Joe Famme and Major General Jarred V. Crabb, Air Defense Command (1958) 19. Joe Famme in F-102 Flight Suit (with unidentified Air Force officer) 20. Convair 880 Roll Out Ceremony (1958) 21. Convair 880 Baggage Handing Exhibit - Joe Famme and Bernie Simons (circa 1959) 22. Convair Plant II Aerial Views 23. Convair Plant II Photographs (circa 1958) 24. Convair Plant II Interior Views (1959) 25. Convair Plant II Model 8 Final Assembly Line (F-102/F-106) 26. Hughes F-106 Avionics 27. F-106 Collins Electronics Replacement 28. F-106 Final Production Line, Building 307 (1959) 29. TF-102A – Joe Famme and Unidentified Air Force Pilot 30. Joe Famme and Numerical Controlled Machining Committee 31. Air Defense Command Ward Presentation – Joe Famme 32. U.S.S. Bennington (CVS 20) Ceremony – Joe Famme, Admiral Miller, R. Warden, P. Peterson, K. Smith and R. Loomis 33. Joe Famme in Factory Surroundings (1960-1962) 34. Japan Airlines Convair 880 Flight Crew (Undated) 35. Convair Service Pin Ceremony (Joe Famme, Sandy Coggan, Ralph Bayless and C. McDade) 36. General Kinnard, C.F. Horne, F.P. Kearns, Roger Lewis, E. Heinemann (likely Late 1960s) 37. William Tell Exercises Presentation – Joe Famme and Air Force (1961) 38. Martin Mariner with Vertical Floats Proposed as an ASW Platform in Rough Seas (1961) 39. J. Famme, Bill Dorrance, J. Wainwright, C.W. Frick, Bill Fox, D.C. Wilkins 40. San Diego Navy League (1975) 41. J. Famme and Ernie Kotnick 42. Joe Famme and Fred McLaughlin (1962) 43. Joe Famme, Admiral Max Reynolds, Charles F. Horn, Admiral Stroop (1962) 44. Japan Airlines Lines Convair 880 – Joe Famme and Japanese Navy Officers 45. Varig (Convair 990 Delivery) South American Trip (1963) 46. J. Famme and Frank Pace – American Airlines Convair 990 Astrojet 47. J. Famme at William Tell Exercises (F-106 Wins - 1964) 48. F-106B in Flight 49. A Better Future through Science and Engineering Meeting (Sparky Sebold, General Joseph T. McNarney, Frank Fink, Sandy Coggan and Others) 50. C-141 Empennage Contract Signing Ceremony - Joe Famme and Lockheed Georgia Company Executive (circa 1964) 51. Max Yale, Ralph Phillips, John Bergstrom and Departmental Party
 

Box 04

Physical Description: 1. Little Joe II Launch Vehicle in Experimental Shop (Joe Famme and General Thorlin) 2. Joe Famme at President’s Award Ceremony (1964) Books and Manuals 3. General Dynamics Telephone Directory (1974 4. A Convair History, Desk Calendar (1989) Technical Information 5. Davis Wing (B-24) Technical Notes and Patent 6. B-32 Engine Run and Test Procedure (1945) 7. B-32 Inboard Profile, General Layouts and Schematics (Three view drawing, general arrangement, electrical system, flight control system, flight control surfaces, brake control system, fuel system and engine oil system) 8. XB-46 Serial Number 5-59582 History 9. F-106A/B/C/D Comparative Performance Information (undated) Updated Information (Folders): 10. XP544 11. B-36 Papers and Information 12. F16 13. AF England Dinner Party Photos 14. Gen. Atomic News Article 15. Blue Prints 1 of 2 (Aircraft) 16. Blue Prints 2 of 2 (Aircraft) 17. Reps and 8th RF
 

Box 05

Physical Description: 1. Metropolitan Manual 2. Organization Charts 1954 3. B-24 Liberation 4. Model 31 Seaplane 5. F-102 6. Model 22, 880 Jet 7. 2 Engine Transports 8. 990 9. 990/880 Schedule Performance 10. Staff Recommendations 11. Financial Report 1962-64 12. B-24 Liberation 13. B-24 Liberation Press
 

Box 06

Physical Description: 1. Liberator Picture 2. General Dynamics Manuals 3. B-17&B-24 4. Cordova Hughes Aircraft Company 5. Convair Modification Center / Legal Battle 6. Letter 7. PB4 8. Xb*46 Book 9. 1963 Review Book 10. F16 Picture 11. Wing in Ground 1970 12. Engineers Ops 1944 13. ROHR News