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Title
Skyhopper finally takes to air
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated January 4, 1961 partially reads, "A Van Nuys man's homemade plane has passed its airworthiness test with flying colors. The craft, put together over a 15-month period by Ralph Thenhaus, 49, in his back yard at 6536 Colbath Ave., was successfully flown for the first time over the long New Year weekend." Pictured with the Skyhopper aircraft he built at home, are Ralph Thenhaus, his wife, Virginia, and children, John and Carolyn.; See images #00129225 through #00129226 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00129225
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d034_f19_i8
CARL0005462379
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/59999
Subject
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Airplanes, Home-built--California--Los Angeles
Families--California--Los Angeles
Couples--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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