1924 World Flight Glass Slide Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0061
Dates:
bulk 1924
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.58 cubic feet
(2 shoeboxex)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This box of sixty-nine 3 by 4 inch glass slides appears to be a prepared set chronicling the flight of the Douglas World Cruisers and the first World Flight by the United States Army Air Corps in 1924.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Between 6 April and 28 September 1924 a flight of specially designed Douglas aircraft operated by the United States Army Air Service completed the first aerial circumnavigation of the globe. Two of the four Douglas World Cruisers completed the 27,000 mile trip in 371 hours, 11 minutes flying time.

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Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation
1924 World Flight Glass Slide Collection, Accession 1999-0061, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglas World Cruiser (DWC) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flights around the world Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Records Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glass slides Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army. Air Service Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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