[Ormer Locklear and Viola Dana]

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Photograph of Viola Dana and Ormer Locklear sitting together on an airplane. They face each other as Dana points her right index finger towards Locklear, Locklear, right, wears a suit and bow tie, while Dana wears a dress which has a gingham blouse and dark skirt.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1918..1920].

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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 313 times , with 11 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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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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Photograph of Viola Dana and Ormer Locklear sitting together on an airplane. They face each other as Dana points her right index finger towards Locklear, Locklear, right, wears a suit and bow tie, while Dana wears a dress which has a gingham blouse and dark skirt.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

Rescuing Texas History, 2013 features collections from 25 partners: the Private Collection of T. B. Willis, the Dallas Municipal Archives , the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, the Fire Museum of Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Marfa Public Library, Texas Southern University, Concordia University Texas, Western Texas College Library, Carrollton Public Library, Palo Pinto County Historical Association, the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend), the Private Collection of Jim McDermott, Mesquite Public Library, Sam Rayburn House Museum, The Williamson Museum, Lubbock High School, Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell, McAllen Public Library, the Mineral Wells Heritage Association, the Johnson County Genealogical Society, the Jacksonville Public Library, the Tarrant County Archives, and the Private Collection of Matta Family.

The Ormer Locklear Archives

Ormer Locklear (1891-1920) 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 and then headed to Hollywood where he acted in two feature movies (The Great Air Robbery and the Skywayman). Locklear was killed while performing a stunt for the latter movie. The Collection consists of photographs of Locklear, his friends and family, his stunt flying and his movie work, his funeral, as well as a set of hand colored Lobby Cards from The Great Air Race.

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  • [1918..1920]

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  • 1918 - 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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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Ormer Locklear and Viola Dana], photograph, [1918..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth355225/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas at Dallas.