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WWI Aerial Emblem

Date: July 1917
Description: A factory worker painting the United States insignia on a bi-plane wing.
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Flying School

Date: August 1917
Description: A visiting French officer instructs novice American pilots at Camp Mineola on the conditions that they can expect to find at the front.
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Observation Balloon

Date: August 1917
Description: A training ascension of a captive observation balloon. During their training, soldiers learned how to correctly estimate the effectiveness of artillery on...
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Flying School

Date: May 1917
Description: A ground school conducted by Princeton University for students who wished to enlist in the Army Air Service. During World War I most American aviators were...
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Treasure and Trinket Fund

Date: January 1918
Description: Mrs. William Bartlett of the Aviation Committee of the National Special Aid Society, examines metal objects donated by members to be sold to benefit Americ...
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World War I Flying Boat

Date: May 1917
Description: This press photograph illustrates what was then the most recent development in the Curtiss Flying boats at the Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station at Newpo...

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