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Crosson (Joe) Personal Photo Collection
SDASM.SC.20014  
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Description
Joe Crosson is best known for his flights in Alaska. He is also the brother of early aviatrix Marvel Crosson.
Background
Joe Crosson was an experienced arctic pilot who became a national hero between the world wars flying mercy missions, including a dangerous search in Siberian winter for lost pilot, Carl Ben Eielson, and a winter flight in an open cockpit carrying serum to Barrow Alaska. He was the first pilot to land on a glacier.
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet One photo folder
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.