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Lindbergh's Plane | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Lindbergh's Plane

Lindbergh's Plane | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The "Spirit of St. Louis," flown by Charles Lindbergh, was the first airplane to fly non-stop from New York to Paris in 1927. Lindbergh returned to Madison on August 22, 1927, on his national goodwill tour, one of two stops made in Wisconsin.
DESCRIPTION
The "Spirit of St. Louis," flown by Charles Lindbergh, was the first airplane to fly non-stop from New York to Paris in 1927. Lindbergh returned to Madison on August 22, 1927, on his national goodwill tour, one of two stops made in Wisconsin.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3287
Creation Date:circa 1928
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Name File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number:(X3)53583
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The photograph may have been taken when Lindbergh received an honorary degree from the University of Wisconsin. The Mahoney-Ryan Broughm was patterned after this airplane, and held three passengers plus the pilot.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Hats
Cities and towns
Crowds
Outdoor photography
Signs and symbols
Airplanes

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