SALSMAN, JOHN GEORGE Papers. 1914-1932 .09 cu ft Call No. 168.67 IRIS Nos. 125292-125294 (1899-1978). Colonel. USAF, 1923-1953. Born 9 April 1899, Milwaukee, WI. BS, United States Military Academy, 1923. Air Service Balloon and Airship School, 1924; Air Service Technical School, 1925; Air Corps Tactical School, 1940. Served to grade of Sergeant, Field Artillery, 1917-1919. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1923-1953. Retired March 1953. Died 27 September 1978, Silver Spring, MD. Personal papers relating to Salsman's military service. Includes a personal collection of photographs (1924-1932), primarily of balloons and dirigibles at Scott Field, IL and at the St. Louis Exposition (1926).