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Richard Nixon and the Honey Queen

Date: 1958
Description: Richard M. Nixon welcomed by Barbara Bird, Honey Queen, and Wisconsin Governor Vernon W. Thomson with cheese package at the Oshkosh Airport.
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The "Spirit of St. Louis"

Date: 1928
Description: Charles Lindbergh's airplane, "Spirit of St. Louis," while visiting Madison.
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Arrival of the "Spirit of St. Louis"

Date: 1928
Description: The landing of the "Spirit of St. Louis," carrying Charles Lindbergh.
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International Air Mail Delivery Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1939
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features a color illustration of an air mail delivery truck next to a twin propeller cargo plane. Poster text...
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Lindbergh's Airplane

Date: August 22 1927
Description: Charles Lindbergh landing the Spirit of St. Louis, a Ryan NYP at Pennco Field (Royal Airport). This stop was one of only two appearances made in Wis...
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McCormick-Deering I-12 Tractor Pulling Boeing Mail Airplane

Date: July 05 1933
Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to a pull Boeing U.S. mail and express airplane from a Municipal Airport hangar during the Amer...
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McCormick-Deering I-12 Tractor Pulling Glider

Date: July 05 1933
Description: Three crewmen use a McCormick-Deering I-12 industrial tractor to pull a glider during the American Air Races held at Chicago's Municipal Airport, July 1-5....
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White I-30 Tractor Pulling Ford Tri-Motor Airplane

Date: July 05 1933
Description: Crew preparing to pull a damaged Ford Tri-Motor airplane with a white McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor with dual rear wheels at the American Air R...
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Moving Airplane Engine with I-30 Tractor

Date: August 24 1937
Description: Worker moves an airplane engine with an International I-30 industrial tractor and trailer inside the Municipal Airport hangar. The tractor was owned by Ame...
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TWA Airplane and Tractor

Date: August 24 1937
Description: Worker moves Trans World Airlines DC-3 (DC-2?) airplane with an International industrial tractor outside the TWA hangar at Chicago's Municipal Airport (lat...
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Midwest Air Transport Airplanes

Date: June 14 1930
Description: A row of Midwest Air Transport airplanes on the tarmac at Madison Airport.
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Royal Airport

Date: May 05 1932
Description: Two airplane pilots and a third man are standing in front of a Northwest Airways air mail plane at Madison's Royal Airport. There are automobiles parked ne...
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Madison Airport and Cardinal Airplane

Date: June 21 1930
Description: W.L. Pinney, general manager of the Madison Airport (aka North Street Airport) and the Midwest Air Transport Company, stands by the company's two seat "Sup...
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Madison Airport and Midwest Air Transport Airplanes

Date: June 21 1930
Description: Midwest Air Transport planes in front of the hangar at the Madison Airport. Located northeast of the city near the Oscar Mayer plant, the field was someti...
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Madison Airport and Travel Air

Date: October 23 1930
Description: Travelair plane returning to the Madison Airport from a Wisconsin v. Purdue football game. Here photographer Aldro Wasley is handing photographs of the gam...
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Midwest Air Transport Travelair Biplane

Date: October 25 1930
Description: Pilot O.G. Corben preparing to take off with photographer Aldro Wasley and another passenger on their way to the Wisconsin-Purdue football game in Lafayett...
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Circus Performers and Airplane

Date: 1930
Description: A giant and other circus performers, including Harry and Daisy Earles, posing in front of a Midwest Air Transport airplane while a crowd is watching from b...
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Mitchell Airport Farewell

Date: June 1963
Description: Children, adults, and a Northwest Airlines Boeing 707 jetliner on the tarmac at General Mitchell International Airport. The children, all first graders fro...
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Worker Tows Aircraft with I-12 Tractor

Date: September 01 1936
Description: Airport worker towing an American Airlines airplane with an International I-12 industrial tractor at the Newark airport.
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Northwest Airlines DC-3

Date: 1936
Description: Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 at Madison Municipal Airport. When this airplane was photographed for the WPA by Harold Hone, the DC-3, one o...

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