Charles Lindbergh Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0014
Dates:
bulk 1925
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one eight by ten inch black and white photograph of Charles Lindbergh in the Mil-Hi Airways Lincoln (Aircraft) Standard J-1; a small certificate agreement between The Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus of Denver, Colorado, and W.P. Johnson, stating that Johnson flew in an aircraft on 9/5/1925 with Charles Lindbergh; a blurb written by W. E. Branford, Manager of the Northern District of The Texas Company stating how Lindbergh used Texaco exclusively; and an article from the Arkansas Valley Journal, recounting Lindbergh flying at the Big Arkansas Valley Fair, September 1, 1925.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
In the summer of 1925, Charles Lindbergh accepted a job offer to fly for the Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus in Denver, Colorado for 400 dollars a month. During that summer, Lindbergh traveled around eastern Colorado, flying and performing at various fairs and celebrations. In October of 1925, Lindbergh left barnstorming with Mil-Hi Airways and joined the airmail service.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mark Gordon Sugarman, Gift, 2010

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Charles Lindbergh Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus Collection, Accession 2010-0014, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Commercial Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mil-Hi Airways and Flying Circus Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
https://airandspace.si.edu/archives