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Air Race Program

Date: 1925
Description: Official program for the National Air Races, one of the early airplane races publicized by Harry Bruno and his partner, Richard Blythe. The Bruno Papers a...
Photograph

Salmon's Airplane

Date: 1947
Description: Herman "Fish" Salmon and his airplane, the "Cosmic Wind," at the 1947 National Air Races. This image is from the collection of Harry Bruno, the publicist f...
Photograph

Air Race Winner's Trophy

Date: 1947
Description: The winner of the Goodyear Trophy, Steve Wittman of Oshkosh (on the right) with pilot William Brennand (holding the trophy). With them are Paul Litchfield...
Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: March 1909
Description: Carl Bates in his airplane. The bottom half of the card shows the beginning of a race between Bates' invention and an automobile. Bates was from Clear Lake...
Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: March 1909
Description: Carl S. Bates, a young inventor from Clear Lake, Iowa, about to race the Buick owned by Louis Strang on the beach at Daytona Beach. Bates originally chall...
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Air Race Program

Date: 1939
Description: Back and front covers of the program for the 1939 National Air Races, with a special label acknowledging the role of Harry Bruno as publicist for the Bendi...
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National Air Races

Date: 1930
Description: Advertisement for International trucks featuring the National Air Races held at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Includes color illustrations...
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Students with Model Airplanes at Marquette School

Date: January 19 1944
Description: Children of parents who work at war plants participate in after school recreation program at Marquette School. Shown standing behind a ping-pong table, wit...
Photograph

Sport WACO Transcontinental Race Team

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Description: Aerial view of three WACO ATO (10-T Taperwing) biplanes in flight. The wing identifiers of the two planes furthest to the right read: "7527" and "5673" (le...

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