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
- World War, 1914-1918
- Air pilots