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Title
John Pierce constructing his glider wing
Date Created and/or Issued
1929
Contributing Institution
California Institute of Technology
Collection
Image Archive
Rights Information
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Description
In high school, John Pierce experienced a period of "glider madness." He eventually became airborne and won some prizes at a San Diego glider meet in 1929. In the same year he published his first book, How to Build and Fly Gliders ($1 per copy).
1929
Type
Image
Format
Photographs
Negatives
Identifier
ct1:5667
http://archives-dc.library.caltech.edu/islandora/object/ct1%3A5667

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