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[Ormer Locklear]

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Photograph of Ormer Locklear sitting in the passenger seat of a plane. He wears a leather jacket and an aviation cap, over which a pair of glasses are situated.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1920~.

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 160 times , with 6 in the last month . 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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  • Unknown

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The University of Texas at Dallas

The Eugene McDermott Library's Special Collections and Archives Division at the University of Texas at Dallas presents a selection of The History of Aviation Collection. The Collection preserves the history and legacy of aviation, with a special emphasis on aviation and Texas, the Cold War, World War I, Lighter than Air flight, and the post war papers of General James Doolittle.

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Description

Photograph of Ormer Locklear sitting in the passenger seat of a plane. He wears a leather jacket and an aviation cap, over which a pair of glasses are situated.

Physical Description

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

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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 was a Texas native who joined the United Army Air Service during World War I and learned to fly in Fort Worth. His brief career saw him perform as a barnstormer then as an actor in two feature movies, with a stunt in the latter resulting in his death. These materials portray Locklear, his friends and family, his stunt flying, his movie work, and his funeral.

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Creation Date

  • 1920~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 4, 2013, 9:12 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 11, 2013, 8:04 p.m.

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Yesterday: 1
Past 30 days: 6
Total Uses: 160

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Ormer Locklear], photograph, 1920~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth355220/: accessed January 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas at Dallas.