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Title
New blimp in town
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1970
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Goodyear (at one time called the Goodyear-Zepplin Corporation) began building military airships in 1917 and commercial airships in 1925. Today, Goodyear operates three airships in the United States based in Ohio, Florida and, since 1967, Carson, California.
The Goodyear blimp, Columbia, was christened today (October 21), by Mrs. Sam Yorty at ceremonies welcoming the new ship to Los Angeles where she will be permanently berthed. The 1921 Columbia is one of only three airships known to be operating in the world today. The other two are the Mayflower in Miami, Florida and the America in Houston, Texas. Photograph dated March 12, 1970.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;30 x 24 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00099455
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 48
CARL0005109839
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30283
Subject
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Airships--California, Southern
Air travel--California, Southern
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Aerial photographs

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