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East-West mark set at 7 hours
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph dated September 3, 1947 shows the family of air racing and movie stunt pilot, Paul Mantz at Burbank Airport as they wait to greet him after having set a new, east-west trans-continental speed record for propeller-driven planes at 7 hours. From left to right are, daughter Tenita, son Paul Jr., Mantz's wife, Terry, and older son, Roy.; See images #00114869 through #00114872 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Mantz, Paul,--1903-1965--Family
Hollywood-Burbank Airport
Airplanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)--Speed records
Families--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Boys--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Young men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Young women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airplanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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