[Airplane next to building]

Description

Photograph of a wooden building surrounded by picket fencing. The building has a turret and a small front porch. A biplane is parked outside of the building. Text on the reverse reads: "Just before the shooting begins on the William Fox Studio production of The Skywayman. Sam De Grasse (in flying gear at tail), ORmer Locklear and Louise Lovely."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1920-06..1920-07].

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and one other and was provided by The University of Texas at Dallas to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 34 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Locklear, Anita "History of Aviation Collection, Presented by Anita Locklear"

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Description

Photograph of a wooden building surrounded by picket fencing. The building has a turret and a small front porch. A biplane is parked outside of the building. Text on the reverse reads: "Just before the shooting begins on the William Fox Studio production of The Skywayman. Sam De Grasse (in flying gear at tail), ORmer Locklear and Louise Lovely."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

A stamp on the back of the photograph says: "William Fox presents Lt. Ormer Locklear in The Skywayman, A Drama of Life and Thrills above the Clouds, By Julius G. Furthman, directed by James P. Hogan, Locklear - A crusader in the conquest of the air."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

The Ormer Locklear Archives

Ormer Locklear joined the United Army Air Service during WWI and learned to fly in Fort Worth. He performed as a barnstormer and acted in two feature movies. These materials portray Locklear, his friends and family, his stunt flying, his movie work, and his funeral.

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Creation Date

  • [1920-06..1920-07]

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Start & End Dates

  • June 1920 - July 1920

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 4, 2013, 9:12 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 11, 2013, 8:24 p.m.

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[Airplane next to building], photograph, [1920-06..1920-07]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth355205/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas at Dallas.