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Sixteen-year-old Robert N. Buck sets new flying record, Los Angeles, 1930
Date Created and/or Issued
October 1930
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
On Monday 16-year-old Robert flew from Newark, New Jersey, and proceeded to make stops at Martins Ferry, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Wichita, Albuquerque, and Kingman, before arriving in Los Angeles in 28 hours and 33 minutes.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Boy Flyer Sets New Time Mark," Los Angeles Times, 05 Oct 1930: A2.
A grinning Buck stands beside his plane, leaning on one elbow into the carriage.
Text from negative sleeve: BUCK, ROBERT BOY FLYER 1930
Handwritten on negative: Robert Buck
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Biplanes--American--California--Los Angeles
Air pilots--American--California--Los Angeles
Buck, Robert N., 1914-2007
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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