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Title
Frank Kurtz, aviator, seated on his plane "Yankee Boy," Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
November 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Possibly related to the article, "Flyer Kurtz Back Safe After Brush With Death," Los Angeles Times, 25 Nov. 1935: A1.
Frank Allen Kurtz was an Olympic athlete and aviator in the United States Army Air Forces. He won the Bronze medal in 10 meter platform diving at the 1932 Olympics. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre, 3 Silver Stars, 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 3 Air Medals and 5 Presidential Citations.
Frank Kurtz, aviator, seated on his plane "Yankee Boy" in an airport hangar. Kurtz is dressed in flight gear, including leather jacket and trousers, fur gloves, a cap and goggles. He holds maps in one hand.
Text from negative sleeve: 3017. Betty Driscoll, Frank Kurtz. Ex SxC [...] & Aviator. 11/35. [Stamped:] Dec 3 1935.
Handwritten on negative: Frank Kurtz
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_10773
ark:/21198/zz002h9vxc
Subject
Air pilots--American--California--Los Angeles
Kurtz, Frank Allen, Jr., 1911-1996
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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