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Title
National Air Races, 1928
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1928
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Charles Lindbergh is taxiing (lower center) at Mines Field (Los Angeles International Airport) in Westchester during the 1928 National Air Races, which ran from September 8-16. This air competition, comprised of a series of pylon and cross-country races, took place annually from 1920 to 1949. Due to the rapid development of aviation science during those years, there was significant popular interest in this event. Photo dated: September 16, 1928.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00069765
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Transportation-Aviation-Airshows.
CARL0000073631
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/110452
Subject
Lindbergh, Charles A.--(Charles Augustus),--1902-1974
Mines Field (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Aeronautics--Competitions--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Los Angeles
Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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