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Wisconsin Central Airlines Dedication

Wisconsin Central Airlines Dedication | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The ceremony marking the first Wisconsin Central Airlines flight at Madison. Margaret "Mickey" Morey, the wife of Howard Morey, is about to cut the ribbon. She is standing beside J.C. Higgins, president of the airlines. Wisconsin Central originated in Clintonville in 1944, but moved its headquarters to Madison in 1948 when the Air Force gave up its lease at Truax Field. Howard Morey became president of the airline after it moved to Minneapolis in 1952.
DESCRIPTION
The ceremony marking the first Wisconsin Central Airlines flight at Madison. Margaret "Mickey" Morey, the wife of Howard Morey, is about to cut the ribbon. She is standing beside J.C. Higgins, president of the airlines. Wisconsin Central originated in Clintonville in 1944, but moved its headquarters to Madison in 1948 when the Air Force gave up its lease at Truax Field. Howard Morey became president of the airline after it moved to Minneapolis in 1952.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11167
Creation Date: 1948
Creator Name:Newhouse, John
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Newhouse, John : Photographs, 1945-1974
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(N48)4080
Original Dimensions:3.75 x 4.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Coats
Special days
Men
Women
Airplanes
Airports
Hats
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography

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