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Title Samuel Eliot's Wilbur Wright Field Scrapbook, 1917-1918
Collection Samuel Eliot Automobile/Aviation Collection
Object Name Scrapbook
Scope & Content Scrapbook/photo album: primarily Wilbur Wright Field, Dayton Ohio. 1917-1918. Numerous B&W photos of people (labeled in pencil) and machinery/ manufacturing shops (unlabeled). Includes letter to "Mama" and to the Commanding Officer, Proving Section, as well as assorted aviation-related newspaper clippings.
Accession# 1991G1016.1
Object ID 1991G1016.1.1
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1918
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Board cover of scrapbook is frayed and has been scribbled on with crayon. Many photos are loose; some are faded.