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Identifier: P0069

Title: F. Dale Smith Collection

Description: The F. Dale Smith Collection contains about a thousand images relating to Curtiss-Wright Aircraft Manufacturing company. The photographs were taken by Frederick Dale Smith, who was official photographer for the company from early 1930s through 1944. The collection contains many factory and employee views of the Curtiss-Wright plant during World War II, as well as exterior and interior images of aircraft produced there. Subjects include: aircraft; airplanes; aviation; construction details; tests; employees; aerial photos of sites in St. Louis region; Curtiss Condor aircraft; Model A-1 Amphibian; Curtiss Robin airplane; Model 19L; Model 19R Fighter aircraft; Model 20 Commercial Airliner; Four-Engine Airliner Mock-up; Model 24; Chief Designer George A. Page, Jr.; Model 20A Test Flight; C-46 Engine and development; Model 20 and C-55 Prototypes; Model 20E Civilian Version of C-46 Seating; Models 19, 19R, and 21B; Model 22 Advanced Trainer/Bomber Falcon; SNC-1 Navy Trainer; Model 23 Pursuit Fighter; Model 25 Twin Engine Trainer; AT-9 Twin Engine Advanced Transition Trainer; A-25 Dive Bomber for Army; Lambert Field scenes; C-76 Light Transport; XP-55 Ascender; employee swim meet.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1930 - 1943

Type(s): Photographs, Published Material

Maker/Creator: F. Dale Smith

Subjects: Aeronautics


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