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Identifier: P0055

Title: Charles A. Lindbergh Collection

Description: The Charles A. Lindbergh Collection contains photographs pertaining to Charles A. Lindbergh and his 1927 trans-Atlantic solo flight. Most of the photographs were collected by the museum. Subjects include: aerial tour of the 48 States; Good Will Tour; portraits; airplanes; Lindbergh memorabilia; Flight to the Orient in 1931; Lindbergh's early life; Air Mail days; Commemorative Air Mail Flight; construction of the Spirit of St. Louis; Spirit of St. Louis Organization; Curtiss Field; Roosevelt Field; receptions in Paris, Brussels, London; return to United States on U.S.S. Memphis; receptions in Washington D.C., New York, St. Louis; Good Will Tour of Mexico, Central and South America, including Mexico, Guatemala, British Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Columbia, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, West Indies; the Spirit of St. Louis at the Smithsonian Institution; Transatlantic Survey Flight, 1933; Anne Morrow Lindbergh; aviators; Lindbergh postcards; Land Family glass plate negatives; slides of images in the Lindbergh collection which accompany the Kurt Weill cantata "Der Lindberghflug."



Dates: ca 1899 - 1973

Type(s): Photographs, Photostatic Negative, Published Material




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