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:

"U.S. Air Service, World War I, Standard JR1 airplane at Chanute Field, Rantoul, Illinois. Airmen (left) Shorty Schroeder; (right) Judge Landis, (later czar of baseball.)" Two views of Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (left) and pilot Rudolph W. "Shorty" Schroeder, US Army Air Service (right) seated in and beside a Standard (NJ) JR-1B biplane; circa 1917-1918. Copy of photo album page with two prints; loaned for copying by Roderick Tower.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aircraft
  • Biplanes
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1917-1918

Repository Loc.

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


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