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:

An unidentified man and woman sit in an antique car at the Thompson Products Auto Album, Cleveland, Ohio (now the Crawford Auto Aviation Collection, Western Reserve Historical Society). A hay bale is in the back of the car. Behind the car is a painted backdrop or flat depicting a building with a door with a sign - "Thompson Volunteer Fire Department". Possibly taken at an event connected to the National Air Races, Cleveland, circa 1948. See 9A02772, 9A02788.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Automobiles--1900-1920
  • National Championship Air Races
  • Small museums

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1948


Cleveland, Ohio

Repository Loc.

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



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