Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Lieutenant Cyrus K. Bettis (left, in civilian suit), winner of the 1925 Pulitzer Trophy, poses with unidentified US Army Air Service officer (possibly event organizer Lt. Horace S. Kenyon) beside Nash automobile. Floral display on hood of car has banner which reads, "[To] Lieut. Cyrus Bettis from Sid Grauman." Probably taken in connection with the Armstice Day Sky Carnival held at Santa Monica, California; circa early November 1925.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Air pilots
  • Automobiles

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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