Dallin Aerial Survey Company Photographs

About this collection

This digital collection includes more than 7,800 images from the Dallin Aerial Survey Company collection. The company specialized in aerial images of factories, private estates, schools, country clubs, towns, airports, rivers, and many other sites and some news events of the day. The majority of the photographs concentrate on the Mid-Atlantic region covering a period from 1924 to 1939 although Dallin did make trips to other locales within the United States. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

    To learn more about the Dallin Company and the collection, visit our online exhibit A Bird's Eye View of the Delaware Valley: The Photography of the Dallin Aerial Survey Company
    Image: 1930 World Series Opening Game at Shibe Park in Philadelphia. Click to view.

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Defense Housing Project, present day Audubon Park, New Jersey
Present day Audubon Park, New Jersey in foreground. Followed by West Collingswood Heights, Haddon Township, New Jersey. In background is Gloucester City, New Jersey, on the Delaware River and Timber Creek.
Charles Lindbergh Reception, Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
[Note: Footage of the Lindbergh reception in Philadelphia begins at the 4:30 mark.] Shots of various people and planes taking off and landing. Reception for Charles Lindbergh at Municipal Stadium in Philadelphia. Lindbergh enters stadium sitting on back of car, takes photos with people. Lindbergh gets in Spirit of St. Louis and takes off.

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