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California aviation photographs [graphic]
BANC PIC 1985.083--PIC; BANC PIC 1985.083--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

California aviation photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Associated Press, creator

Abstract:

Photographs show Amelia Earhart with her plane, and at a banquet in her honor. Other photos show a crash scene in Fairbanks, Alaska (crash of Will Rogers and Wiley Post). Some photos are publicity photos for "flying boats" (large planes) showing spacious bathrooms, passengers playing chess, etc. Pilots are pictured, as well as some cockpits.

Date:

ca. 1930-ca. 1949 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Earhart, Amelia -- 1897-1937 -- Pictorial works
Aeronautics -- California -- Photographs
Aircraft accidents -- Photographs
Air pilots -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by the Associated Press.
Also includes biographical sketch of Amelia Earhart and a history of the U.S. Naval Air Station in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Typed captions.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
32 photographic prints and 2 albums (129 photographic prints) : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1985.083--PIC
BANC PIC 1985.083--PIC

Origin:

California