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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]
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Crowd of people]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people waiting to see a performance by Ormer Locklear.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Crowd of people]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people waiting to see a performance by Ormer Locklear.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph
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]
Item Type: Photograph
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]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Jeanie McPherson and horse]

Description: Photograph of Jeanie McPherson with a horse. Text on the photograph reads: "This is 'me' and my horse! The first horse who fly. Jeanie McPherson."
Date: [1918..1920]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Jeanie McPherson and Ormer Locklear]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear and Jeanie McPherson. In the photograph, Locklear stands next to a biplane. Jeanie McPherson sits inside the plane.
Date: [1918..1920]
Item Type: Photograph
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]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear and Short]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear and Shirley Short standing in front of a biplane. Both wear military uniforms. Short's arm rests on Locklear's shoulder.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear climbing flag pole]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear climbing a flag pole. A number of individuals watch from the ground below.
Date: March 4, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear over field]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear's plane flying over Barron Field.
Date: March 18, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear taking off]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear's plane lifting off from Barron Field.
Date: March 18, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear vehicle]

Description: Photograph of two men driving a vehicle. The vehicle is emblazoned with the number 4 and the name "Locklear." Both men wear coats and hats.
Date: [1918..1920]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Man climbing flag pole]

Description: Photograph of a man climbing a flag pole. A number of individuals watch from the ground below.
Date: March 4, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Men in sitting room]

Description: Photograph of five men situated in a sitting room. All of the men wear suits. The photograph is blurry.
Date: [1918..1920]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Ormer Locklear and Jeanie McPherson]

Description: Photograph of Jeanie McPherson and Ormer Locklear standing in front of a plane. They wear leather jackets, goggles, and aviator caps.
Date: [1918..1920]
Item Type: Photograph
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]
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Ormer Locklear and Ruby]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear and his wife, Ruby, standing next to a biplane. Both wear aviator caps and goggles.
Date: [1918..1920]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas