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Title
East-West mark set at 7 hours
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
1947
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 dated September 3, 1947 shows air racing and movie stunt pilot, Paul Mantz at Burbank Airport, in his P-51 Mustang fighter plane. Mantz set a new, east-west trans-continental speed record for propeller-driven planes at 7 hours.; See images #00114869 through #00114872 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00114870
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d016_f18_i3
CARL0005307605
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/48519
Subject
Mantz, Paul,--1903-1965
Hollywood-Burbank Airport
Air pilots--United States
Stunt performers--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airplanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)--Speed records
Fighter planes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Mustang (Fighter plane)
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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