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Title
Indian girl and a man in the cockpit of an airplane at the Dominguez Hills Air Meet, 1912
Date Created and/or Issued
1912
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of an Indian girl and a man in the cockpit of an airplane at the Dominguez Hills Air Meet, 1912. The man is at right and is handling the controls of the Wright biplane. Both his hands are on long levers and he is wearing dark clothes and a dark cap. The Indian woman is at center and is wearing traditional Indian clothing, including a headband. Another man is standing on the ground in the foreground with his back to the camera. There is a fuel tank mounted on the wooden frame of the aircraft at left, and a box labeled "Polarine" connected to the engine with a hose. Photoprint reads: "Indian girl wants to learn to fly".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photonegative, photoprint, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m13356
USC-1-1-1-13509 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-11728
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m13356
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-11728.jpg
Subject
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Air pilots
Dominguez Air Meet
Transportation--Air--People in aviation
Airport features
Time Period
1912
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
1-102- [Microfiche number]
11728 [Accession number]
CHS-11728 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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