1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection 1909-1999


1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection 1909-1999

This collection includes newsclippings, photos, books, journal articles, ephemera, correspondence, and minutes related to the aviation meet held on Dominguez Hill in 1910. Subjects include early aviation history and early aviators, the Aviation Meet of Los Angeles (1910-1911), anniversaries, a commemorative airshow, and the Aviation Meet Committee.

7 boxes; 4 linear feet


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Knabenshue, Roy, -1960

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Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930

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Glenn Hammond Curtiss (1878-1930) was an aviator and businessman. He developed the first practical amphibious airplane, as well as testing ship-based take-offs and landings. From the description of Glenn Hammond Curtiss photographs of early aviation, circa 1900s-1930s. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 231717817 Glenn Curtiss (1878-1930), a successful motorcycle manufacturer in Hammondsport, New York, became legendary in the aviation world. Curtiss...

Paulhan, Louis

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Willard, Charles

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Grenier, Judson

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Judson A. Grenier was born in Indiana in 1930. He received his bachelor degree from the University of Minnesota in 1951 and his masters a year later from the University of California. In 1956 he began teaching at El Camino College in Torrance, California, while pursuing his doctorate in history at UCLA. After receiving his PhD, Dr. Grenier joined the original faculty of CSC Dominguez Hills in 1966 during its inception period. At Dominguez Hills, he served as first chairman of the history departm...

Beachey, Lincoln, d. 1915.

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1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet at Dominguez Flying Field Committee.

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Following the Reims International Aviation Meet in 1909, enthusiasm for aviation began to increase in the United States. In between meets in the South, Charles Willard and Roy Knabenshue discussed holding a meet in the winter, with Los Angeles being a good choice for weather reasons. After receiving a promise of participation from Glenn Curtiss in New York, Knabenshue contacted Dick Ferris, a Los Angeles athletic promoter and balloon enthusiast. Ferris gained the support of the loca...