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Postcard

Wisconsin's First Aviation Fatality

Wisconsin's First Aviation Fatality | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in Mauston.
DESCRIPTION
Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in Mauston.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10688
Creation Date:September 05 1913
Creator Name:Bauer, A. M.
City:Mauston
County:Juneau
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 524
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This postcard is one of two known postcard views of this crash sold by local photographer A.M. Bauer-surely a testament to the public taste for the dangerous side of exhibition flying.
SUBJECTS
Crowds
Aircraft accidents
Airplanes
Outdoor photography
Fields (Agriculture)
Clothing and dress
Hats

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