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Sixteen million dollar deal
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 13, 1947 reads, "Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker views type World War I plane he flew to become an ace, as it is dwarfed by one of new type luxury transports his company is purchasing from Lockheed. Upon his arrival in Burbank he was met by the press and three of his four brothers, left to right, Dewey, Al and Louis."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Rickenbacker, Eddie,--1890-1973
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Eastern Air Lines
Bob Hope Airport (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Turboprop transports
Airplanes, Military
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Air pilots--United States
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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