1928 National Air Races Panoramic Photograph
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Collection ID:
bulk 1928
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 folder)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a black and white panoramic photo, measuring 24 by 9 inches, of sixty-five of the pilots who participated in the 1928 National Air Races. All of the pilots have been identified by name and they include Thomas Carroll Van Stone; Daniel Webb "Tommy" Tomlinson, IV; Hubert V. Hopkins; Joseph Mason Reeves; Eugene E. Wilson; John G. Crommelin; Frederick M. Trapnell; Wallace Maypon Dillon; and the donor's grandfather, Chester Marion Lindsley. Aircraft can be seen in the background including a Vought O2U Corsair; Curtiss JN-4 Jenny; and numerous Martin (Glenn L.) T3M-1s (Model 73).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The 1928 National Air Races were held at Mines Field (now Los Angeles International Airport), Los Angeles, California from September 8 to 16 and included numerous events for both military and civilian pilots including a nonstop transcontinental race from New York to Los Angeles. This race was won by Arthur C. "Art" Goebel, the only pilot to complete the race, flying his Lockheed Model 5 Vega Yankee Doodle.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bill Lindsley, Gift, 2011

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Preferred Citation
1928 National Air Races Panoramic Photograph, 2011-0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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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

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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151