[Photograph of First Airplane Flight off of American Battleship]

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Photograph of an airplane taking off from the deck of the U.S.S. Texas, with a group of Navy personnel looking on. A note on the photo says "First flight of airplane off an American battleship by Lt. Comdr. McDonnell of U.S.S. Texas on March 10, 1919."

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

Creation Information

Renfro, A. P. March 10, 1919.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Battleship Texas State Historic Site Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 67 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of an airplane taking off from the deck of the U.S.S. Texas, with a group of Navy personnel looking on. A note on the photo says "First flight of airplane off an American battleship by Lt. Comdr. McDonnell of U.S.S. Texas on March 10, 1919."

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

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Battleship Texas State Historic Site Photograph Collection

These photographs depict the evolution of the famous Battleship Texas, including its technology and appearance over time, how she contributed to war efforts, and the lives of the men who served on the ship.

Rescuing Texas History, 2014

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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Creation Date

  • March 10, 1919

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 19, 2014, 11:07 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 16, 2015, 12:33 p.m.

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Renfro, A. P. [Photograph of First Airplane Flight off of American Battleship], photograph, March 10, 1919; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth556625/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.