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Birth Index Record

Kaminski, John

Date: 1899-1-24
County: Milwaukee
Birth Index Record

Kaminski, John

Date: 1900-10-09
County: Milwaukee
Marriage Index Record

Kaminski, John

Date: 1905-1-31
County: Milwaukee
Biographical Book Excerpt

Kaminski, John G

Date: 1894-1960
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Kaminski on the Exhibition Circuit

Date: 1912
Description: Pilot John Kaminski racing a motorcycle at the fairgrounds.
Manuscript

Kaminski Exhibition Contract

Date: August 28 1912
Description: A contract letter written on Curtiss Exhibition Co. stationery addressed to John Kaminski of Milwaukee. It offers him a contract to fly at an exhibition at...
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Kaminski on the Exhibition Circuit

Date: August 30 1913
Description: Exhibition pilot John Kaminski preparing to take off at High Point. Here Kaminski is waiting for the engine to warm up; once it is ready he will signal to...
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WWI Pilot

Date: 1918
Description: John Kaminski of Milwaukee in his World War I pilot's uniform.
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Aviation License of John Kaminski

Date: May 08 1912
Description: License #121 issued to John Kaminski in 1912 by the Aero Club of America.
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Kaminski at the State Fairgrounds

Date: 1912
Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...
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Kaminski at the State Fairgrounds

Date: 1912
Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
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Curtiss Hydroplane in San Diego Bay

Date: 1912
Description: An unsuccessful test of Glenn Curtiss' hydroplane in San Diego Bay. The pilot about to be rescued is thought to be Milwaukee's John Kaminski.
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Kaminski on the Exhibition Circuit

Date: August 30 1913
Description: John Kaminski and mechanic Jack Knight making mechanical repairs to Kaminski's plane during an emergency landing at High Point. Such events were guaranteed...
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Curtiss Aviation School Students

Date: May 1912
Description: The 1912 class at the Glenn Curtiss Aviation School on North Island, near San Diego. Milwaukee's John Kaminski (in white shirt and tie) is second from the...
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Kaminski and his Curtiss Pusher

Date: August 1912
Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."
Postcard

Milwaukee Flying School

Date: 1912
Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.
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Kaminski as Romantic Hero

Date: May 1913
Description: John Kaminski, his Curtiss pusher, and a young admirer.
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Curtiss Flying Boat

Date: 1912
Description: John Kaminski (right) and a fellow student he identified only as "Cy," flying one of the Glenn Curtiss flying boats on San Diego Bay.
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Kaminski as Aviation Instructor

Date: 1913
Description: Hangar of the Ohio aviation school of Dr. Rudolph Silverston, formerly of Milwaukee, together with three planes: two Curtiss pushers and a Bleriot monoplan...
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Katherine Stinson

Date: 
Description: Katherine Stinson ready for flight.

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