Our-Way, Inc., circa 1948-2010s
Scope and Contents
This series consists of materials related to the company Our-Way, Inc., in which Bobbie Bailey served as CEO and sole owner of the company for over 50 years. It also consists of materials (subseries 1.1) related to the Greenland Expedition, a project to locate and recover a fleet (known as the "The Lost Squadron") of World War II-era military planes that were buried deep in the glaciers of Greenland. The project involved engineering, technology, and ingenuity, and the team used the manufacturing facilities at Our-Way, Inc. to design and fabricate a large drilling device that became known as "The Gopher." Materials include photographic prints, slides, DVDs, compact discs (CDs), audiotape reels, audiocassettes, videocassettes (VHS, Betacam, U-Matic, and Video 8), 1 film reel, 1 scrapbook, books, clippings, newsletters, magazines, booklets, reports, letters, plaques, awards, and other items.
- Creation: circa 1948-2010s
- From the Collection: Bailey, M. Bobbie (Mary Bobbie Bailey) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Archival materials may contain sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state “right to privacy” laws. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal cause for action if facts concerning an individual’s private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person. KSU archives staff have taken care to identify and, in some cases, remove sensitive information found within its archival collections when undertaking archival processing work. However, privacy protected information may be revealed during use of the archival collections, particularly in those collections that are unprocessed or have been minimally processed. Researchers agree to make no notes or other recordation of privacy protected information if found within the archival collections, and further agree not to publish, publicize, or disclose such information to any other party for any purpose if found within the archival collections. Researchers agree to indemnify and hold harmless Kennesaw State University and its officers, employees, and agents from and against all suits, claims, actions, and expenses arising out of use of archival collections held by the Kennesaw State University Archives.
For preservation reasons, physical access to original audio and visual media in a variety of magnetic and optic formats is restricted. Access to all original media, especially in obsolete formats, will require production of listening or viewing copies. Please contact the Archives in advance to request access.
From the Collection: 18 cubic feet (3 record cartons, 12 document cases, 9 oversize flat boxes, 3 artifact boxes, 3 audiovisual boxes, 14 digital objects)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English