Kaminski at the State Fairgrounds | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Kaminski at the State Fairgrounds

Kaminski at the State Fairgrounds | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for flight.
DESCRIPTION
John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for flight.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10092
Creation Date: 1912
Creator Name:Unknown
City:West Allis
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Kaminski, John G., 1893-1960 : Papers, 1912-1960
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Milw Mss 146
Original Dimensions:4 x 3 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Only recently licensed as a pilot, Kaminski experienced some difficulty with his plane during the two-day aviation meet at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Some of the problems were the result of inexperience, others were probably caused by the necessity of entirely dismantling the plane in order to move it long distances.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Hats
Men
Outdoor photography
Wisconsin State Fair
Airplanes

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