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:

World Flight crewmembers are welcomed by the President upon their arrival in Washington, D.C. (left to right): Lt. Leslie Arnold; Lt. Lowell Smith; President Calvin Coolidge; Secretary of War John Wingate Weeks; Lt. John Harding; Lt. Odgen and Lt. Leigh Wade posed standing in front of the Douglas World Cruiser DWC-2 "Chicago" (s/n 23-1230) at Bolling Field, Washington, D.C., 9 September 1924.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes
  • Biplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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United States Army Air Service

Repository Loc.

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



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