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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Cleveland Flyers Break World Record!
Text on verso (caption in fragments - some pieces missing): 'Photo shows L. to R. (next to officer) Mrs. Roy L. Mitchell, Roy L. Mitchell, Mrs. Byron K. Newcomb, Byron K. Newcomb, and Eddie Stinson, designer of the plane used in breaking record. The 'City of Cleveland' piloted by Byron K. Newcomb and Roy L. Mitchell smashed the world [record]...12:10 mid-...flyers came down because they reached...human physical endurance, they said. Immediately after their landing, the wildest scene ever witnessed at the Cleveland airport took place. Breaking all...carrying the mounted poluce with it in a...the waiting crowd, estimated at 75,000...on the Stewart Hangar to see the flyers. The...throng, disregarding all efforts to maintain...tumbled through water and mud and converged on the endurance ship, shrieking, cheering, yelling, and crying.'
Du Pont, Lammot, 1909-1964
Pacific & Atlantic Photos, Inc.
1 photographic print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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