Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Frank Hamburger witnessed the Wright Brothers' first flight in Dayton. Collection contains several photographs of Hamburger as well as newspaper clippings recounting his involvement with the Wrights.
This collection consists of one log book containing the flight information of John J. Hamilton in his WACO F2 Continental. All flights took off from East Dayton Airport between December, 1931 and September, 1932. In addition to the log book is one newspaper clipping detailing the granting of a pilot's license to Mr. Hamilton.
The scrapbook commemorates a celebration of life of a distinguished African-American author from Yellow Springs, Ohio, Virginia Hamilton. The celebration of life was held October 29, 2005, at the Yellow Springs Community Library.
The Kuntz Family Scrapbook, assembled by Leona Kling Kuntz, features newspaper clippings documenting the lives and activities of prominent Dayton-area families, especially the Kuntz family, over the course of 60 years.
This scrapbook was created by Middaugh’s wife for his birthday in 1924. It highlights his activities as a jazz musician in the early 1920s. The Middaugh family are from New Paris, Preble County, Ohio. Kenneth played in a jazz orchestra which performed in Dayton at the Greystone Ballroom, Cincinnati, Terre Haute, and other locations. He also was employed at Wilbur Wright Field. There are pictures of the recording studio he used in Indiana, and Wilbur Wright Field and Country Club.
Victor Rickard was an early pilot in Schenectady, New York, and manager of the city’s airport from 1927-1931. He was also involved in U.S. Naval aviation during World War I and Army Air Services during World War II. The collection contains a photographs, pilot’s licenses and identification cards, newspaper clippings, and video footage.