Events, 1910 Belmont Park, NY, International Aviation Tournament / Gordon Bennett Race. [ephemera]

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Collection Item Summary:

Booklet, "Souvenir Program With the AIRSHIPS at Belmont Park, Long Island, N. Y., Oct. 22-30, 1910, The International Aviation Meet" published by L. H. Nelson, Co., New York, NY. Described on title page as "An Authentic Program containing Up-to-date Views of Famous Birdmen and Aero Meet Scenes, List of Entrants and other Interesting and Valuable Information relating to Man's CONQUEST of the AIR." Includes photos (taken at other locations) of Alfred Leblanc, Louis Bleriot, Glenn Curtiss, Bleriot XII, and Wright Type A, Voisin, Farman, and Curtiss biplanes; also program of events, race details, list of prizes offered, list of entrants (pilots and aircraft), essay on "How an Aeroplane is Controlled," and a glossary of "Terms Used by Aviators."

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

Aeronautics--competitions

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

L. H. Nelson Co

Date

October 1910

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Ephemera

Local number

NASM-9A13826