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[Aviator]

Description: Photograph of an aviator standing in front of an airplane. The individual wears an aviator cap, goggles, a coat, and sweater.
Date: [1918..1920]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Clipping: Lieut. Ormer Locklear]

Description: Photograph of a newspaper clipping from The Billboard, dated June 28, 1919. Text on the clipping reads: "The ONE Big Sensation in Aviation: Lieut. Ormer Locklear changing from one aeroplane to another while flying 80 miles an hour, and performing unparalleled feats of aerobatics, scampering to all parts of a flying plane as low as 50 feet from ground."
Date: June 28, 1919
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[DeMille Field]

Description: Photograph of DeMille Field. Text on the reverse reads: "DeMille Field No. 2 (Mercury Aviation CO.). Wilshire Blvd. & Fairfax Ave. (Crescent Ave.) Looking north to the Hollywood Hills up Fairfax. Wilshire runs right to left in the foreground. The Goodyear 'Pony' blimp is about to land on the field."
Date: [1918..1919]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Group of men by plane]

Description: Photograph of men standing in front of an airplane. Text on the reverse reads: "From left to right - Harry Rice, Universal Exploitation Manager, Lieutenant Ralph Diggins, pilot, Locklear himself, Fred Rochester, Publicity Manager Morris & Company, George W. Brow, General Sales Agent Curtiss Aeroplane Manufacturing Co., Jack Curran, former British Aviation Officer -- taken on the field just before plane left for Chicago's loop."
Date: [1918..1920]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear and actress]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear and an actress. Locklear's head is bandaged. His left hand rests on her left hip. Behind the pair, a mustachioed man looks over Locklear's shoulder.
Date: [1918..1920]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear publicity card]

Description: Photograph of a publicity envelope. Text on the reverse reads: "Publicity envelope used by Locklear Flying Circus. Addressed to Ormer's father. Mailed from Grand Rapids, Michigan, while Circus performing at West Michigan State Fair. September, 15-18, 1919. Credit: Locklear Family Collection."
Date: 1919~
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Ormer Locklear and Louise Lovely]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear and Louise Lovely. In the photograph, Lovely and Locklear are holding hands as they stand next to a tree. Locklear is dressed in a suit, while Lovely is wearing a lace hat and a dress with a light blue bodice.
Date: [1918..1920]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Ormer Locklear and plane]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear standing next to an airplane. He is wearing boots, a sweater, an aviator cap, and goggles. Text on the reverse reads: "Ormer Locklear stands by the tail of his Curtise 'Canouk' during an air show at DeMille Field. Note resemblance to Clark Gable, especially around the ears. 1919."
Date: 1919
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas