Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) scrapbooks and photograph albums

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) scrapbooks and photograph albums

Descriptive Summary

Title: Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) scrapbooks and photograph albums
Creator: University of Georgia. Air Force ROTC
Inclusive Dates: circa 1950s-2008
Language(s): English
Extent: 7 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Collection Number: UA19-008
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

The University of Georgia is home to Air Force Reserve Office Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 160, home of the Flying Bulldogs. Air Force ROTC was established at UGA in 1949.

Air Force ROTC is a leadership program for college students interested in earning a commission and entering the active duty Air Force, as an officer, after completing a bachelors degree. AFROTC instructs students in military heritage, the development of air and space power, military ethics, drill and ceremonies, communication, human relations, and leadership theory and techniques.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of 17 photograph albums, two scrapbooks and a cross-stitched photograph album cover. Although there are photographs dating back to the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, most of the materials date from the 1980s and 1990s with one scrapbook from 2008. The pictures feature scenes of such things as training activities, ceremonies and social clubs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) scrapbooks and photograph albums, UA19-008, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

General Notes

RG 2-20

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11"Angel Flight" photograph album, circa 1950s
12"Air Force" photograph album, circa 1950s-1970s
13"Detachment 160 Heritage" photograph album, circa 1960s-1970s
21-2Photograph album, circa 1960s-1970s
23"AFROTC Detachment 160-University of Georgia" photograph album, 1979-1980
31Photograph album, 1980-1981
32"Detachment 160-where history is made" photograph album, 1983-2003
33"AFROTC Detachment 160" photograph album, 1986-1987
41-2Photograph album, circa 1980s-1990s
43Cross-stitched "Angel Flight" photograph album cover, 1989-1990
44Photograph album, 1989-1991
51"Angel Flight" photograph album, 1990-1991
52"Detachment 160-Air Force ROTC (AETC)" photograph album, 1992-1993
53"Arnold Air Society" photograph album, 1992-1995
61-2Photograph album, 1993-1994
63"Angel Flight-above and beyond" scrapbook, 1993-1994
64"Mock Camp Dobbins Air Force Base" photograph album, 1994
65Photograph album, 1995
71"Homecoming/ARCON and Arnold Air Society" photograph album, 1995-1996
72"University of Georgia Air Force ROTC-Detachment 160-Honor Guard" scrapbook, 2008

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