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1910 LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AVIATION MEET RESEARCH COLLECTION, 1909-1999
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Committee Papers 1972, 1996-1997

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, and mission statement for the Air Meet Committee. Also includes research and correspondence on and with early aviators by a committee member.
Box 1, Folder 1

Overview with goals and proposed budget, correspondence with museum curators, reports to Detweiler, source lists, and Dominguez Dateline 1996-1997

Box 1, Folder 2

Judson Grenier's research and correspondence on Glenn Curtiss no date

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence with early aviators Carl Thomsen and Charles Willard, with photo 1972

 

Official Programs 1910-1911

Physical Description: 11 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes copies of daily programs, entry ticket, and posters for the first, second, and third Aviation Meets.
Box 1, Folder 4

Ticket (copy and detail) (also, slide 1) 1910

Box 1, Folder 5

January 12 (copy) 1910

Box 1, Folder 6

January 13 (copy) 1910

Box 1, Folder 7

January 14 (copy) (also, slide 2) 1910

Box 1, Folder 8

January 17 (copy) 1910

Box 1, Folder 9

Poster (black and white photo copy) 1910

Box 1, Folder 10

Color poster, on notecards from Carson Estate Company 1910

Box 1, Folder 11

Second Air meet program (copies) 1910-1911

Box 1, Folder 12

Third Air meet program cover (copy) (also, slide 3) 1912

Box 6

Large color poster (oversize and in map case 2, drawer 9) 1910

 

Newsclippings 1909-1996

Physical Description: 61 folders

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied clippings from Los Angeles and Compton papers, as well as the New York Times, are filed chronologically by date and alphabetically by newspaper. Also, clippings have been collected by Judson Grenier in a scrapbook.
 

Los Angeles Express, February 16 (encapsulated, map case 2, drawer 9) 1911

Box 1, Folder 13

Los Angeles Herald, 14 February 1909

Box 1, Folder 14

Los Angeles Times, 5 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 15

Los Angeles Times, 12 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 16

Los Angeles Times, 15 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 17

Los Angeles Times, 18 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 18

Los Angeles Times, 19 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 19

Los Angeles Times, 20 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 20

Los Angeles Times, 21 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 21

Los Angeles Times, 22 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 22

Los Angeles Times, 23 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 23

Los Angeles Times, 24 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 24

Los Angeles Times, 26 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 25

Los Angeles Times, 28 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 26

Los Angeles Times, 29 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 27

Los Angeles Times, 30 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 28

Los Angeles Times, 31 December 1909

Box 1, Folder 29

Los Angeles Express, 1 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 30

Los Angeles Times, 2 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 31

New York Times, 2 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 32

Los Angeles Times, 4 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 33

Los Angeles Express, 5 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 34

Los Angeles Times, 5 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 35

Los Angeles Times, 6 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 36

Los Angeles Times, 7 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 37

Los Angeles Express cartoons, 8 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 38

Los Angeles Times, 8 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 39

Los Angeles Times, 9 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 40

New York Times, 9 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 41

Los Angeles Express cartoon, 10 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 42

Los Angeles Times, 10 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 43

Los Angeles Express cartoon, 11 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 44

Los Angeles Times, 11 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 45

Los Angeles Express cartoon, 12 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 46

Los Angeles Times, 12 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 47

Los Angeles Times cartoon, 13 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 48

Los Angeles Express cartoon and local papers, 13 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 49

Los Angeles Express cartoon, 14 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 50

Los Angeles Times, 14 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 51

Los Angeles Express cartoon, 15 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 52

Los Angeles Times, 15 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 53

Los Angeles Times, 16 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 54

Los Angeles Express cartoon, 17 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 55

Los Angeles Times, 17 January 1910

Box 1, Folder 56

Los Angeles Times, 18 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 1

Los Angeles Times, 19 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 2

Los Angeles Express cartoon and local papers, 19 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 3

Local papers, 20 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 4

Los Angeles Express, 21 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 5

Los Angeles Times, 21 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 6

Los Angeles Express cartoon, 22 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 7

Los Angeles Times, 22 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 8

Los Angeles Times, 23 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 9

Los Angeles Times, 25 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 10

Los Angeles Times, 26 January 1910

Box 2, Folder 11

Los Angeles Times, 1 January 1911

Box 2, Folder 12

Unidentified clippings and cartoons circa 1910

Box 2, Folder 13

Daily Breeze article, "Professor Combs Hills Searching for Remains of Air Show" 1972

Box 2, Folder 14

Los Angeles Times article, "When LA's Age of Flight Got off the Ground" (copy) 1995

Box 6

Los Angeles Times, 16 (?) January (oversize) 1910

Box 6

Diagram showing avation field and buildings, from unknown newspaper (oversize) no date

Box 6

Newsclipping scrapbook (copies), compiled by Jud Grenier (oversize) no date

 

Books and Journal Articles 1910-1995

Physical Description: 15 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes contemporary journal articles and pieces written at the time of the aviation meet from Sunset Magazine, Scientific American, Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, and Robert Gillingham. Also, book by D.D. Hatfield and UC Riverside Master’s Thesis.
Box 2, Folder 15

Outwest magazine article, "The Noble Sport of Aviation" (3 copies) 1910

Box 2, Folder 16

Scientific American article, "America's First Aviation Meet…" (copy) 1910

Box 2, Folder 17

Sunset magazine article, "On the Wings of To-Day" (copy) 1910

Box 2, Folder 18

The World Today article, "With the Bird-Men at Los Angeles" (copy) 1910

Box 2, Folder 19

"Stories of the Rancho San Pedro" piece, "Results of the Aviation Meet" by Robert circa 1935

Box 2, Folder 20

Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly article, "America's First International Air Meet" (3 copies) 1961

Box 2, Folder 21

American Aviation Historical Society Journal article, "First Western Air Meet" (copy) 1962

Box 2, Folder 22

"Vision: The Story of Boeing" by Harold Mansfield, pages 7-9 1966

Box 2, Folder 23

Historic Aviation article, "America's First Air Show" (copy) 1969

Box 2, Folder 24

American West, with article on Air meet 1971

Box 2, Folder 25

Westways article, "Birdmen over Dominguez Hill" (copy) 1975

Box 2, Folder 26

Dominguez Air Meet book (2+ copies) 1976

Box 2, Folder 27

Waldo: Pioneer Aviator, with Jack Carpenter (3 copies) 1988

Box 2, Folder 28

UCR Thesis on LA aircraft industry, Joseph Libby 1990

Box 2, Folder 29

Southern California Quarterly article, "The 1910 LA Airshow" (2 copies) 1995

 

Maps no date

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

Maps showing the location of the grandstand on the hill, as well as in relation to the current CSUDH campus.
Box 2, Folder 30

Map with grandstand marked no date

Box 6

Map with grandstand marked and drawn out to include location of CSUDH (oversize) (also, slide 8) no date

 

Anniversaries and Marker Dedications 1941-1996

Physical Description: 8 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes newsclippings, correspondence, invitations, programs, and photos for various events celebrating the Aviation Meet, including dedicating the plaque on Dominguez Hill and opening the Air Meet room at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe.
Box 2, Folder 31

Plaque dedication newsclippings and program 1941

Box 2, Folder 32

50th anniversary newsclippings 1960

Box 2, Folder 33

Plaque dedication programs, invitations, newsclippings, and class paper describing the 1960, 1966

Box 2, Folder 34

Plaque rededication speech, program, press release, and photographs 1974

Box 2, Folder 35

67th anniversary stamps, invitation, program, and photos from Dominguez Adobe (also, slides 4a-c and 5) 1977

Box 2, Folder 36

Exhibit list and sign, Dominguez Adobe centennial exhibit 1984

Box 2, Folder 37

CSUDH catalog featuring air meet photos for opening of Air Meet room at Dominguez Adobe 1996

Box 2, Folder 38

Westchester 'Flight Path', LA Times newsclipping 1996

 

Commemorative Airshow 1968-1969

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes the minutes book, event prospectus and negatives for exhibit created for the proposed Commemorative Airshow. Also, photos of original aviators at a banquet held by CSUDH in their honor.
Box 3, Folder 1

Exhibit negatives 1969

Box 3, Folder 2

Event prospectus 1969

Box 3, Folder 3

Aviators reunion CSU, Dominguez Hills and banquet (also, slide 6) 1968

Box 6

Commemorative air show minutes ledger, with by laws and articles 1969

 

Aviation Ephemera 1910-circa 1950

Physical Description: 8 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes postcards from the United States and France showing early aviators and scenes from the 1910 Aviation Meet, posters, pennants, citrus crate labels, and a glass cup.
 

Poster commemorating 75th anniversary of the first transcontinental flight by Cal Rodgers in the Vin Fiz, from Armour Processed Meat Company (map case 2, drawer 9) 1986

Box 3, Folder 4

Early French aviation postcards showing plans, Paulhan, and scenes from Reims airmeet 1909-1910

Box 3, Folder 5

Air meet and Aviation Week postcards, including print of Curtiss carrying Jerome Fancuilli no date

Box 3, Folder 6

17 black and white photos of souvenir postcard book (copy) circa 1910

Box 3, Folder 7

Citrus crate labels - Airship brand (dirigible) and Monoplane no date

Box 6

Pennants celebrating "America's First Aviation Meet" (2) (oversize) no date

Box 6

Air meet poster, colored drawing/photo (also, slide 7) 1910

Box 6

Reims, France Air Meet poster (color reproduction) 1909

Box 7

4-inch glass with graphic of Farman Biplane over spectators, from Long Beach Milestones collection no date

 

Reference Materials circa 1910-1999

Physical Description: 13 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series was created for the materials collected from other institutions, such as the Huntington Library, the Glenn Curtiss Museum, and the Museum of Flight. Included are photo prints, correspondence, audio and video tapes, and other materials.
Box 3, Folder 8

Regional History Center, 28 photocopied black and white prints no date

Box 3, Folder 9

Los Angeles International Airport Public Relations, 4 photocopied black and white prints no date

Box 3, Folder 10

Los Angeles Public Library, 4 photocopied black and white prints no date

Box 3, Folder 11

Museum of Flight, 25 photocopied black and white prints 1997

Box 3, Folder 12

Glenn Curtiss Museum, 11 black and white prints, correspondence and photocopy of artifact circa 1999

Box 3, Folder 13

Copies of photos in scrapbook no date

Box 3, Folder 14

"California Wings" cover and brochure, William Schoneberger no date

Box 3, Folder 15

The Huntington, 25 photocopied black and white prints 1998

Box 3, Folder 16

Miscellaneous materials: copy of music cover "Come Josephine", detailed description of Bleriot XI, mounted photo and poem, photos of Mark Knabenshue at Portal of the Folded Wings in No. Hollywood/Burbank circa 1910, 1996

Box 6

CD of audio bits, labeled no date

Box 6

Cassette of Charles Willard memorial service at Adobe 1977

Box 6

Cassette of banquet speech by Charles Willard 1971

Box 6

Early flight film reel, VHS copy from UCLA circa 1922

 

Photos 1909-circa 1915

Physical Description: 85 items

Scope and Content Note

Prints are all black and white. Some include negatives or multiple copies. Planes include the Farman Biplane, the Curtiss Biplane, the Bleriot Monoplane, and the Wright Model B Biplane. Aviators include Louis Paulhan, Glenn Curtiss, Roy Knabenshue, Lincoln Beachey, and Charles Willard.
Box 3, Folder 17

Photocopies of photos: 1910 Air Meet composite, Hoxey's crash during second air meet, 2 parachutes drop from balloon, 1911 Curtiss army camp, and Tom Gunn, early Chinese pilot no date

Box 4, ID LAAMP_1

Curtiss Biplane in flight over grandstand at Rheims Air Meet, France 1909

Box 4, ID LAAMP_2

Curtiss Biplane in flight over spectators (3 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_3

Curtiss Biplane in flight over tents (1) (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_4

Curtiss Biplane in flight over tents (2) (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_5

Curtiss Biplane in flight over tents (3) (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_6

Curtiss Biplane in flight over tents (4), Farman Biplane in background (?) (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_7

Curtiss Biplane/Farman Biplane in flight (Race?) (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_8

Curtiss Biplane in flight over spectators (4 copies with negative) (also, slide 13) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_9

Farman Biplane in flight over tents (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_10

Glider (3 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_11

Bleriot Monoplane-side view (2 copies with negative) (also, slide 14) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_12

Bleriot Monoplane-front view (also, slide 15) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_13

Farman Biplane-parked (2 copies with negative) (also, slide 16) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_14

Farman Biplane-Louis Paulhan (pilot) Dick Ferris (passenger) (1) (with negative) (also, slide 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_15

Farman Biplane-Louis Paulhan (pilot) Dick Ferris (passenger) (2) (with detail) (also, slide 18) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_16

Farman Biplane-Louis Paulhan (pilot) Mrs. Paulhan (passenger) (also, slide 19) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_17

Farman Biplane readying for takeoff-Louis Paulhan (pilot) William Randolph Hearst (passenger) (2 copies with negative) (also, slide 20) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_18

Glenn Curtiss in 8-cylinder biplane, in which he won Bennett Trophy in Reims (also, slide 21) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_19

Participants-Group shot standing (1) (also, slide 22) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_20

Participants-Group shot wide (2) (also, slide 23) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_21

Mrs Paulhan, Louis Paulhan, Masson, mechanic (2) (also, slide 24) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_22

Bleriot Monoplane-Miscarol (pilot) standing in front of monoplane (also, slide 25) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_23

Curtiss Biplane-Glenn Curtiss in pilots seat/Dick Ferris standing, LA Examiner camera strapped to frame of biplane (also, slide 26) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_24

Curtiss Biplane-Dick Ferris in pilots seat (2 copies) (also, slide 27) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_25

From oxcart to aeroplane-Theme of parade held at airmeet. Photo shows man sitting in aeroplane next to oxen and cart. (also, slide 28) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_26

Curtiss Biplane parked with dirigible in background 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_27

Staged Aeroplane Photograph, couple with child 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_28

Dirigible in flight (with negative) (also, slide 29) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_29

View of field from grandstand showing Louis Paulhan in Farman Biplane sitting in starting square and the Roy Knabenshue and Lincoln Beachey dirigibles ready for race (2 copies) (also, slide 30) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_30

Airmeet montage depicting planes, balloons and dirigibles in flight (2 copies) (also, slide 31) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_31

Farman Biplane and balloon in flight over spectators (4 copies) (also, slide 32) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_32

Curtiss Biplane and Examiner balloon in flight (1) (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_33

Curtiss Biplane and Examiner balloon in flight (2) (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_34

Clifford Harmon balloon in flight over grandstands (also, slide 33) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_35

Clifford Harmon balloon in flight (with negative) (also, slide 34) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_36

Dirigible in flight over grandstands (2 copies with negative) (also, slide 35) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_37

Roy Knabenshue dirigible in flight (with negative) (also, slide 36) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_38

Dirigibles in flight (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_39

Dirigible in flight 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_40

Bleriot Monoplane in flight over spectators (also, slide 37) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_41

Farman Biplane-quick take-off contest (?) (3 copies) (also, slide 38) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_42

Farman Biplane parked (2 copies, flipped) (also, slide 39) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_43

Spectators-Dominguez Daughters (clipping with negative and blow-up) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_44

Spectators-Seated in Grandstands (3 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_45

Automobile Race (2 copies) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_46

Curtiss Biplane and Balloon in flight over spectators 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_47

Curtiss Biplane and Balloon in flight over spectators 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_48

Curtiss Biplane in flight over spectators (landing) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_49

Curtiss Biplane and dirigibles in flight 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_50

Curtiss Biplane in flight over grandstands (3 copies with negatives, flipped) (also, slide 40) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_51

Farman Biplane in flight-Louis Paulhan (pilot) (also, slide 41) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_52

Farman Biplane in flight-Louis Paulhan (pilot) Mrs. Paulhan (passenger) (also, slide 12) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_53

Curtiss Biplane landing-Charles Willard (pilot) (also, slide 42) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_54

Curtiss Biplane in flight-Lincoln Beachey (pilot) (2 copies with negative, flipped) (also, slide 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_55

J.S. Zerbe Multiplane taxiing with Examiner balloon in background (2 copies with negative)(also, slide 44) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_56

J.S. Zerbe Multiplane parked (with negative) 1910

Box 4, ID LAAMP_57

J.S. Zerbe Multiplane, after crash (negative only) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_58

Farman and Curtiss Biplanes in flight over spectators (with negative) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_59

Farman Biplane 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_60

Curtiss Biplane-Glenn Martin (with negative) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_61

Curtiss Biplane-Glenn Curtiss (pilot) making a quick takeoff 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_62

Farman Biplane and Examiner Balloon in flight 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_63

Farman Biplane in flight over grandstands-Louis Paulhan (pilot), Examiner Balloon on ground 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_64

Farman Biplane in flight 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_65

Glenn Curtiss in "hydroplane," San Diego 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_66

Curtiss with "hydroplane," San Diego 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_67

Men pushing Curtiss "hydroplane," San Diego 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_68

Bleriot Monoplane in flight during cross country attempt-Louis Paulhan (pilot), could be staged photogarph 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMP_69

Black dirigible on ground in front of stands on baseball ground (not 1910 meet) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_70

White dirigible on ground in front of stands on baseball ground (not 1910 meet) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_71

Dirigible Parked with spectators (might not be L.A. 1910) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_72

Wright Model B biplane in flight over autos (negative only, print in oversize box) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_73

Wright Model B biplane in flight over spectators no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_74

Wright Model B biplane in flight (detail; full photo in oversize) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_75

Wright Model B biplane in flight past spectators (5 copies, 2 vertical) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_76

Wright Model B biplane, landing (2 copies) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_77

Wright Model B biplane taxiing no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_78

Wright Model B biplane landed in track or preparing for take-off no date

Box 5, ID LAAMP_79

Biplanes flying over trenches, WWI 1911

Box 5, ID LAAMP_80

Charles Willard circa 1915

Box 6

Wright Model B biplane in flight over autos (oversize) no date

Box 6

Balloon spot landing competition 1910

Box 6

Curtiss biplane flying past empty grandstands no date

 

Slides 1909-circa 1915

Physical Description: 107 items

Scope and Content Note

Color and black and white slides, many made from photographs. Also, slides of the Air Meet Room at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe and slides of documents.
Box 5, ID LAAMS_1

Ticket/Advertisement (box 1, folder 1) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_2

Cover, Official Program, First Meet, January 14 (box 1, folder 7) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_3

Cover, Official Program, Third Meet, January 20 (box 1, folder 13) 1912

Box 5, ID LAAMS_4a

Cover, Program, Air Meet Rededication and Marking Ceremony (box 2, folder 35) 1974

Box 5, ID LAAMS_4b

Back, Program, Air Meet Rededication and Marking Ceremony (box 2, folder 35) 1974

Box 5, ID LAAMS_4c

Inside, Program, Air Meet Rededication and Marking Ceremony (box 2, folder 35) 1974

Box 5, ID LAAMS_5

Plaque, Air Meet Marker from Native Daughters of the Golden West (box 2, folder 35) 1974

Box 5, ID LAAMS_6

Aviators from LA Air Meets at Reunion, CSUDH (box 3, folder 3) 1968

Box 5, ID LAAMS_7

Postcard from souvenir book (box 3, folder 7; also oversize) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_8

Map with grandstand marked (oversize) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_9

"Grand Finale" montage over grandstands 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_10

Louis Paulhan flying Farman biplane past grandstands (also, LAAMP_59) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_11

News clipping montage 1911

Box 5, ID LAAMS_12

Louis Paulhan and wife flying in Farman biplane past spectators 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_13

Curtiss biplane over spectators (not first meet, like Rheims) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_14

Bleroit Monoplane side view (also, LAAMP_11) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_15

Bleroit Monoplane front view (also, LAAMP_12) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_16

Farman biplane front view (also, LAAMP_13) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_17

Dick Ferris and Louis Paulhan in Farman biplane (also, LAAMP_14) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_18

Dick Ferris and Louis Paulhan in Farman biplane (also, LAAMP_15) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_19

Louis Paulhan and wife on take-off in Farman biplane (also, LAAMP_16) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_20

Louis Paulhan and WM Hearst on take-off in Farman biplane (also, LAAMP_17) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_21

Glenn Curtiss in his Golden Flyer, which took First Prize at Reims Meet (also, LAAMP_18) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_22

Aviators gather in front of grandstand (also, LAAMP_19) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_23

Aviators gather in front of grandstand (also, LAAMP_20) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_24

Mrs Paulhan, Louis Paulhan, and Masson the mechanic in front of Bleriot monoplane (also, LAAMP_21) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_25

Miscarol, French pilot, standing in front of Bleriot monoplane (also, LAAMP_22) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_26

Glenn Curtiss on Farman biplane, Examiner camera attached to wing, Dick Ferris on left (also, LAAMP_23) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_27

Dick Ferris, meet promoter, in Farman biplane (also, LAAMP_24) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_28

"From the oxcart to the aeroplane", ox with cart next to man in plane (also, LAAMP_25) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_29

Roy Knabenshue in dirigible over Dominguez Hill (also, LAAMP_28) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_30

View of field from grandstand showing Louis Paulhan in Farman Biplane sitting in starting square and the Roy Knabenshue and Lincoln Beachey dirigibles ready for race or spot landing contest, Examiner balloon in background (also, LAAMP_29) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_31

Airmeet montage depicting planes, balloons and dirigibles in flight (also, LAAMP_30) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_32

Farman Biplane and balloon in flight over track (also, LAAMP_31) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_33

Clifford Harmon balloon in flight over grandstands (also, LAAMP_34) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_34

Clifford Harmon balloon in flight (also, LAAMP_35) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_35

Dirigible in flight over grandstands (also, LAAMP_36) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_36

Roy Knabenshue in dirigible over Dominguez Hill (also, LAAMP_37) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_37

Bleriot Monoplane in flight past grandstand (also, LAAMP_40) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_38

Farman Biplane in quick take-off contest (?) (also, LAAMP_41) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_39

Farman Biplane parked in front of grandstand, balloon in background (also, LAAMP_42) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_40

Curtiss Biplane in flight over grandstands (also, LAAMP_50) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_41

Louis Paulhan flying Farman biplane over photographer (also, LAAMP_51) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_42

Charles Willard in 4-cylinder Curtiss plane (also, LAAMP_53) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_43

Lincoln Beachey flying Curtiss plane at Second Aviation Meet (also, LAAMP_54) 1910-1911

Box 5, ID LAAMS_44

J.S. Zerbe multiplane in motion, Examiner balloon in background (also, LAAMP_55) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_45

Curtiss Biplane in flight over grandstands 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_46

Farman and Curtiss Biplanes in flight over spectators (also, LAAMP_58) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_47

Curtiss Biplane, Glenn Martin, pilot (also, LAAMP_60) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_48

Glenn Curtiss making a quick takeoff in a Curtiss Biplane (also, LAAMP_61) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_49

Louis Paulhan flying Farman Biplane, Examiner balloon in background (also, LAAMP_62) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_50

Farman biplane in flight over grandstand (also, LAAMP_63) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_51

Glenn Curtiss in "hydroplane," San Diego (also, LAAMP_65) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_52

Glenn Curtiss with "hydroplane," San Diego (also, LAAMP_66) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_53

Men pushing Curtiss "hydroplane," San Diego (also, LAAMP_67) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_54

Bleriot Monoplane in flight over horsecarts, likely staged (also, LAAMP_68) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_55

Black dirigible on ground in front of stands on baseball ground (not first meet) (also, no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_56

White dirigible on ground in front of stands on baseball ground (not first meet) (also, LAAMP_70) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_57

Dirigible Parked with spectators (not first meet) (also, LAAMP_71) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_58

Wright Model B biplane in flight over autos (not first meet) (also, LAAMP_72) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_59

Wright Model B biplane in flight (not first meet) (also, LAAMP_74) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_60

Wright Model B biplane in flight past spectators (not first meet) (also, LAAMP_75) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_61

Wright Model B biplane on ground, taxiing (not first meet) (also, LAAMP_78) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_62

Charles Willard in Curtiss plane 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_63

Roy Knabenshue landing dirigible 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_64

Clifford Harmon and Glenn Curtiss (standing) with Curtiss plane (from Regional History 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_65

Glenn Curtiss in Curtiss biplane 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_66

Curtiss biplane flying past empty grandstands 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_67

Louis Paulhan and Mrs. Dick Ferris, first American woman to fly 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_68

Dirigible at Baldwin's, Redondo Beach no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_69

G.H. Johnson and Clifford Harmon (standing) with Curtiss plane (from Regional History 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_70

"Grand Finale" montage over grandstands 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_71

Mechanics working on Curtiss biplane 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_72

Wright Model B in flight, "First Marriage in the Sky" (not first meet) no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_73

Charles Hamilton flying Curtiss biplane, Examiner balloon in background no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_74

Curtiss biplane in flight no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_75

Curtiss biplane in flight over field no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_76

Mechanics working on Curtiss biplane no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_77

Farman biplane in flight over spectators 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_78

Charles Willard flying Curtiss biplane no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_79

Balloons in flight beyond spectators no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_80

Stunt jumper (?) preparing to load into biplane no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_81

Students and faculty of Los Angeles Polytechnic High School using transits and a base to determine the altitude of the airplanes 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_82

Charles Willard with Curtiss biplane in front of a crowd no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_83

Curtiss biplane in flight 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_84

Farman (?) biplane in flight 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_85

Farman biplane in flight 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_86

Mechanics working on Curtiss biplane in tent 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_87

" 'Page' taking his last flight" 1912

Box 5, ID LAAMS_88

Wright Model B biplane in flight, Curtiss biplane on track, near spectators in cars, Second Aviation Meet (?) 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_89

Curtiss biplane (?) in flight no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_90

Mechanics in front of Curtiss plane no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_91

Charles Willard, first Curtiss operator, in plane 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_92

Los Angeles Herald front page, January 12, 1910 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_93

Airplane and balloon in flight no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_94

Bleriot monoplane in flight no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_95

Aviators walking down track 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_96

"Madame and Louis Paulhan taking time out for lunch with the Marquis and Marquise de Robert Kersansunde Pennendriff in the Paulhan tent" 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_97

Los Angeles Herald front page, January 10, 1910 1910

Box 5, ID LAAMS_98

Scale model of aviation meet, Dominguez Rancho Adobe no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_99

Scale model of aviation meet, Dominguez Rancho Adobe no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_100

Scale model of aviation meet, Dominguez Rancho Adobe no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_101

Scale model of aviation meet, Dominguez Rancho Adobe no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_102

Scale model of aviation meet, Dominguez Rancho Adobe no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_103

Scale model of aviation meet, Dominguez Rancho Adobe no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_104

Scale model of aviation meet, Dominguez Rancho Adobe no date

Box 5, ID LAAMS_105

Balloon spot-landing competition (also, detail in oversize) 1910