Found in 331 Collections and/or Records:
Contains miscellaneous aviation- and airplane-related photographs and postcards, many taken at various air shows, dating circa 1930s.
The collection consists of approximately 700 collectable trade cards and stamps issued by various industries, primarily the “cigarette cards” of tobacco manufacturers. The majority of the card or stamp series feature airplanes, but some series focus on famous aviators. Materials originate from the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany.
Aviation Trail, Inc., began in 1981 as an aviation-themed marketing effort in Dayton, Ohio. Initially including over 30 historical sites in the Miami Valley area relating to aviation history, a small self-guided tour brochure highlighting 16 sites was published. As of 2019, the Trail includes 18 sites.
The collection consists of 20 small photographs of Dayton area events and attractions around the period of 1917-1920, including Hills and Dales Park, Lakeside Park, boats at Coney Island in Cincinnati, balloon launch at Lakeside, Wright plane at Lakeside, and Dayton's World War I Liberty Bond Parade (1918). Some of the photographs are undated. The title of each photo (after the colon) is taken from the caption or label on the photo itself.
This collection contains a DVD of an oral history interview of Stanley Bagnall concerning his experience as a pilot in the Pacific Theater of World War II. The interview was conducted by Professor Sam Wilson (of the University of Rio Grande) on November 15, 2007.
Ball was a newspaper reporter and editor who specialized in space and aviation. He spent the major portion of his career writing for the Detroit Free Press. Papers include news articles pertaining to various aviation subjects, correspondence, an autographed photograph of Amelia Earhart, and fabric from the wing of the first airplane to complete a trans-continental flight (1911).
The T. E. Bennett Aviation Collection is a small collection of World War I and Post-World War I related documents collected by Mr. Bennett. The collection is divided into two major series: Dayton Aero Club papers and U.S. Army publications.
This collection consists of eleven 2-3/4" x 4-3/4" black and white photographs documenting the overnight stop at McCook Field of the Douglas World Cruiser "Around the World" Flight in 1924. The photos are dated September 13, 1924 and were taken by Donovan Berlin.