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  • Creator is exactly "Kent, Frederick W. (Frederick Wallace), 1894-1984"

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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The Iowa City Municipal Airport was a stopping point for a number of important pioneers in aviation. Will Rogers is shown in these photographs during a stop in Iowa City. In addition to being a famous entertainer, Rogers was a friend of Charles…

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The Iowa City Municipal Airport was a stopping point for a number of important pioneers in aviation. Will Rogers is shown in these photographs during a stop in Iowa City. In addition to being a famous entertainer, Rogers was a friend of Charles…

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The Iowa City Municipal Airport was a stopping point for a number of important pioneers in aviation. Will Rogers is shown in these photographs during a stop in Iowa City. In addition to being a famous entertainer, Rogers was a friend of Charles…

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The Iowa City Municipal Airport was a stopping point for a number of important pioneers in aviation. Will Rogers is shown in these photographs during a stop in Iowa City. In addition to being a famous entertainer, Rogers was a friend of Charles…

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The Iowa City Municipal Airport was a stopping point for a number of important pioneers in aviation. Will Rogers is shown in these photographs during a stop in Iowa City. In addition to being a famous entertainer, Rogers was a friend of Charles…

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Iowa held its first Good Will Air Tour in 1928 primarily to help popularize aviation. This photograph is taken from the Iowa City stop on the second Good Will tour. This year was particularly successful, with 30 airplanes taking part in the tour,…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

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Map of the Transcontinental U.S. Airmail routes. At this time, service from Chicago to San Francisco made a stop in Iowa City along the way.

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Paul Shaw was an important figure in the early days of aviation in Iowa City. Shaw founded the Shaw Aircraft Company and ran the airport

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Along with a number of flight instructors, Paul Shaw, owner of the Shaw Aircraft Co. whose planes are pictured in these photographs, trained over 2,500 pilots from 1939 to 1945. In 1941, a year after these photos were taken, the government made this…
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