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Williams, John Newton, 1841 circa -


Biographical Note

John Newton Williams was born circa 1841 in New York. He was an engineer and flew the first successful helicopter in America, July 1, 1909. The helicopter was built by Williams and Emile Berliner. No further information is known.

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Alexander Graham Bell and the Aerial Experiment Association Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2018-10-01-B
Abstract 25 photographs of Alexander Graham Bell and other members of the Aerial Experiment Association along with their aerodrome aircraft; souvenir booklet of the association; 2 photomechanical prints signed by J.A. McCurdy.

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