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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.
Lockheed XP-38 Lightning experimental fighter plane
Text on verso: 'On January 27, 1939 this experimental XP-38 was secretly test-flown at Riverside, Calif. Lt. Benjamin Keisy flew the XP-38 from Calif. to New York in the near record time of 7 hours 45 1/2 min, including refueling stops...first public demonstration.'
Du Pont, Lammot, 1909-1964
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Airplanes, MilitaryFighter planesLightning (Fighter plane)Lockheed aircraft
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)
Aircraft - U.S. & British, Folder 49-62
[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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