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Army Fly-Over at Wausau | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Army Fly-Over at Wausau

Army Fly-Over at Wausau | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
An exhibition of flying by the 1st Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The event took place at Marathon Park because President Calvin Coolidge, who was vacationing on the Brule that summer, took a day off from his vacation to visit the annual convention of the American Legion of Wisconsin. All of the airplanes were Curtiss PIs.
DESCRIPTION
An exhibition of flying by the 1st Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The event took place at Marathon Park because President Calvin Coolidge, who was vacationing on the Brule that summer, took a day off from his vacation to visit the annual convention of the American Legion of Wisconsin. All of the airplanes were Curtiss PIs.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11310
Creation Date:circa August 13 1928
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Wausau
County:Marathon
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Thayer, Eugene B., 1853-1931 : Eugene B. Thayer papers, 1897-1963
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3801
Original Dimensions:6.5 x 4.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Trees
Cities and towns
Airplane, Military
Crowds
Outdoor photography
Parks
Veterans
Societies, etc

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