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Collection — Box: Film Box 2, Reel: 1
Contents of the Collection The Herbert Brucker Film is a small collection containing one privately shot black-and-white film taken at Mitchell Field in Garden City, New York in 1927. The film is five minutes and 44 seconds long. The footage depicts several well-known aviation events and activities by famous aviators, such as Charles Lindbergh taking off in the "Spirit of St. Louis" for his transatlantic flight; the christening of "America," Richard E. Byrd's Fokker C-2; and James Doolittle performing...
Abstract The collection contains photographs of Curtiss Jennys at Love Field, Texas flown by Norman E. Horn in his training as a pilot during World War I.
Abstract Sergeant Sol E. Hutton served with the U.S. Army Air Service in Italy during World War I, where he worked with Caproni on aircraft construction. The collection contains items related to the U.S. Air Service program to build Caproni Ca.44 (Military Ca.5, Ca.600) aircraft at the end of the war.
Abstract The collection contains a photograph album from the World War I career of Herman J. Sommerhauser (1895-1949), who may have served with the U.S. Army Air Service, 650th Aero Squadron in France.