Record flight attempts
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Any attempt to set a speed or distance record for flight.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
William Frederick Barns Papers
Abstract William Frederick "Bill" Barns (1920-1995) joined the United States Air Force in 1942 and flew in the European Theater during World War II. After the war, Barns served in the USAF in several capacities until his retirement in 1966 when he went to work in the private sector, including for Garrett Corporation. The collection contains a broad array of textual materials as well as photographs and digital images related to his military and professional careers.
Early Tacoma Aviation Scrapbook
Collection — Box Scrapbook Box 13
Content Description This small collection consists of one scrapbook containing photographs and clippings relating to early aviation in and around the Tacoma, Washington area. There are 19 clippings, primarily relating to Gustav W. Stromer including stories on his July 2, 1915 Tacoma to Port Angeles flight and ones on him and Jane O'Roark. There are 72 photographs which are mostly unidentified. 34 photographs are related to aviation and include hydroaeroplanes and amphibious aircraft and...
Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection
Content Description The Elizabeth S. Keast Photograph Collection consists of 77 black-and-white photographs depicting aviation activities, planes, and personalities in the United States and Canada from about 1908-1930, as well as various other subjects.The collection is sub-divided by subject and files have been organized alphabetically. The first folder contains 29 prints of assorted aircraft. Of note are images of The Aerial Experiment Association's Red Wing, Silver Dart, and the Loon; two images of a...
Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph
Collection — Folder 1
Content Description The Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph is a small collection consisting of a single photograph depicting of Joann Osterud flying upside-down in her Stephens Akro, July 24, 1991 from Vancouver, B.C. to Vanderhoof, B.C on a record-breaking flight. The photograph is in color and measures 8x10 inches. It is inscribed, "To Clarice and Tom, Thanks! Joann, Vancouver to Vanderhoof, 7/24/91". The people mentioned in the inscription were Clarice Osterud and Tom Hargiss, Joann's aunt and...
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