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Airplane racing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cleveland Air Races Collection

Identifier: MS-378

This collection contains photos of the 1929 Cleveland Air Races and souvenir programs from the 1931, 1932, and 1934 Air Races. All items are copies of the the originals.

Dates: 1929-1934

Hans Dam Aviation Collection

Identifier: MS-412
Abstract Hans Dam was a 50-year collector of aviation memorabilia, especially photographs and newspaper and magazine clippings. His primary areas of interest included air races and air shows, early flight, WACO aircraft, and the history of aviation in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky. At the time of his death he was working on a book about aviation in southwestern Ohio which is included in the collection. The collection consists of twenty-nine albums containing more than 2500 photographs...
Dates: 1910-2003

Bill Sweet Collection

Identifier: MS-413
Abstract Bill Sweet, Announcer and Director of the National Air Shows, was well-known in the world of air racing and air shows from the 1930s until his death in 1978. His collection consists of air show programs and press releases, air show newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1930s and 1940s, more than a thousand photographs of air shows events, including air show stunts and personalities, film of a number of air races and air shows, and a variety of memorabilia, including certificates of...
Dates: 1928-1978

William F. Yeager Aviation Collection

Identifier: MS-223
Abstract William F. Yeager was a military and commercial pilot, as well as an aviation photographer and collector who owned an aviation photography business. The collection consists of information about Yeager's WWII experience as a B-25 pilot in North Africa and his post-war flying experience as an Air Force and commercial pilot. The collection also contains flight training books, flying tools, correspondence, and aircraft history and design information. The bulk of the collection is more than...
Dates: 1925 - 1990