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Aviators and Airplanes in DC

National Capital: The good old days of aviationCreated by: Library Of CongressDated: 1931
[Aircraft at U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.]
Airplanes and blimps above National Mall, Washington Monument, Potomac river and around.
1904
1904
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1979
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1979
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[Exhibit of early aircraft, probably at Smithsonian Institution]

[Exhibit of early aircraft, probably at Smithsonian Institution]

Airplanes are seen indoors, in hangar-like structure. No. 7832. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

U.S. Army blimps, the T.C. 5 and T.C. 9 from Langley Field, Va. passing over the Washington Monument during a practice flight

U.S. Army blimps, the T.C. 5 and T.C. 9 from Langley Field, Va. passin...

National Photo Company Collection. "Copyrighted and non-copyrighted prints must be credited National Photo".

The C 7 passing over the White House this morning on her trip from Hampton Roads to Bolling Field

The C 7 passing over the White House this morning on her trip from Ham...

Photograph shows Navy C 7, the first lighter-than-air ship to be inflated with helium, flying over the White house in Washington, D.C. In album: Washington, D.C., 1 Dec. 1921 to 31 Dec. 1921, v. 3, Herbert E. F... more

Lawrence Sperry

Lawrence Sperry

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, seated in cockpit of Sperry airplane; Lincoln Memorial in background, Washington, D.C. Item in album: v. 3, no. 17757. National Photo Company Collection.

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