Bettis, Cyrus; Events, 1925, Armstice Day Sky Carnival (Santa Monica, CA). [photograph]

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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.

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Topic

  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Air pilots
  • Automobiles

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Art Streib

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Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A13784