Aviation field and machines First Aero Squadron Texas

Description:

An airplane with pilot and co-pilot in helmets are sitting at controls of the biplane. Eight other ground crew in uniform and hats are posing for photograph standing in front of airplane. Large tents are seen in the background. People in distance on right are standing or sitting on a wall with advertising on it.
"Wright C, SC-14 with 1/Lts. Roy Kirtland pilot and Hugh Kelly student, Texas City, Texas March 1913. Lt. Kelly would be killed in SC-14 with pilot Lt. E.L. Ellington in San Diego, California, 24 November 1913"--p. 123 1st Aero Squadron in Texas City, Texas / by Douglas E. Edwards in Over the Front : Journal of the League of World War I Aviation Historians, v. 13, no. 2, Summer 1998.
"Aviation field and machines First Aero Squadron Texas, M. Lurer (?) photo copy ger (?)"--label on image. USAF Museum photo.

Creator(s): Lurer
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Creation Date: March 1913
Partner(s):
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 391
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Edwards, Douglas E.
Publisher Info: Journal of the League of World War I Aviation Historians, v. 13, no. 2, Summer 1998.
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 1913
  • Digitized: April 12, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Texas City
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
March 1913
Description:

An airplane with pilot and co-pilot in helmets are sitting at controls of the biplane. Eight other ground crew in uniform and hats are posing for photograph standing in front of airplane. Large tents are seen in the background. People in distance on right are standing or sitting on a wall with advertising on it.
"Wright C, SC-14 with 1/Lts. Roy Kirtland pilot and Hugh Kelly student, Texas City, Texas March 1913. Lt. Kelly would be killed in SC-14 with pilot Lt. E.L. Ellington in San Diego, California, 24 November 1913"--p. 123 1st Aero Squadron in Texas City, Texas / by Douglas E. Edwards in Over the Front : Journal of the League of World War I Aviation Historians, v. 13, no. 2, Summer 1998.
"Aviation field and machines First Aero Squadron Texas, M. Lurer (?) photo copy ger (?)"--label on image. USAF Museum photo.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print : b&w ; 5.5 x 9.5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Kirtland, Roy | Kelly, Hugh | Texas City Army Camp, 1913-1915 | Wright C, SC-14
Partner:
Moore Memorial Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: bayphalb_01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth11555
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public