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[Promotion for The Skywayman]

Description: Photograph of individuals on a film set. In the photograph, Locklear wears a smoking jacket. A man wearing a uniform stands in the middle, while a woman with a pad of paper and pen sits in an armchair on the right. Text on the reverse reads: "Left to right: Ormer Locklear, William Elmer, Louise Lovely. Scene from William Fox Studio production of 'The Skywayman.' June-August 1920."
Date: [1918..1920]
Creator: 20th Century-Fox Film Corp.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Promotion for The Skywayman]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear, Louise Lovely, and Jack Brammal in scene from the William Fox Studio Production of The Skywayman. In the photograph, Locklear and Lovely sit in a plane. Brammal, who is balancing on the wing of the plane, leans over Locklear's seat.
Date: [1920-06..1920-08]
Creator: 20th Century-Fox Film Corp.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Scene from The Skywayman]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear, Louise Lovely, and Jack Brammal in scene from the William Fox Studio Production of The Skywayman. In the photograph, Locklear and Lovely sit in a plane. Brammal stands next to the plane.
Date: [1920-06..1920-08]
Creator: 20th Century-Fox Film Corp.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Airplane crashing into building]

Description: Photograph of an airplane crashing into a steeple. Text on the reverse reads: "Ormer Locklear and Milton Elliott crash their Curtiss 'Jenny' into the break-away steeple of the First Baptist Church in Sunland for a scene in Willian Fox's The Skywayman. Note two stuntmen falling, during scuffle, from belfry. In movie, church is a schoolhouse. Villains were chased into school by hero Locklear. They are shown falling from steeple."
Date: [1920-06..1920-07]
Creator: Coffrin, W. Hank
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear's place of death]

Description: Photograph of three man standing at the place where Ormer Locklear died. Text on the reverse reads: "Signal Hill, California, where he was killed. Ormer's brother, Orman Locklear (on the left) and Mr. Shelby (Ormer's manager, on the extrem [sic] right) being shown by a man, where Orman was killed. This is an original photo."
Date: August 1920
Creator: Cross, William
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear's plane engine]

Description: Photograph of Ormer Locklear's OX-5 engine. Text on the reverse reads: "Locklear's OX-5 engine. Picture was taken day after the fatal crash. It was fug from dike where it had buried itself five feet in earth. Note one bank of cylinders broken off showing terrific impact of plane. It is propped before the top wing of the plane. August 3, 1920. CREDIT: Colonel Art Goebel."
Date: August 3, 1920
Creator: Goebel, Art
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Portrait of Viola Dana]

Description: Portrait of Viola Dana. She wears a silk dress with a dropped waist and holds a metal box in her hands. Half of her face is visible against a shadowy background.
Date: [1918..1920]
Creator: Hoover Art Studios
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Clipping for Locklear reception]

Description: Photograph of newspaper clipping regarding Locklear's visit to Dallas, Texas. The title reads: "Locklear, Daredevil of Air, Will Hold Reception in Dallas, Friday, for Friends from Fort Worth; Will Fly at 2:30 PM."
Date: 1958
Creator: Stathis, Louis
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Locklear scrapbook page]

Description: Photograph of a scrapbook page. Text on the page read: "Milton Elliot,-Ormer Locklear & Shirley Short. Elliot & Short the pilots who flew the airplanes when Ormer Locklear jumped from one airplane to another in mid-air. Ormer Locklear "King of the Dare-divils" [sic] Ormer Loclear [sic], and Milton Elliot. was killed Aug 2, 1920 in Hollywood Calf. [sic] while doing a 'spin' for a movie scene which Loclear [sic] was the star."
Date: 1961~
Creator: Stathis, Louis
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Actors and plane]

Description: Photograph of three men standing in front of a biplane. One man, center, wears a dark jumpsuit with a skull and crossbones emblem on it. The other two men wear trench coats and aviator caps with goggles pulled over them.
Date: unknown
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Actors in movie scene]

Description: Colorized promotional still for The Great Air Robbery. In the photograph, Ormer Locklear is lifting himself from his seat while a woman, sitting in front, reaches her arm out of the plane. A man in the seat behind her is wearing an aviator cap with goggles pulled over it.
Date: unknown
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Airplane next to building]

Description: Photograph of a wooden building surrounded by picket fencing. The building has a turret and a small front porch. A biplane is parked outside of the building. Text on the reverse reads: "Just before the shooting begins on the William Fox Studio production of The Skywayman. Sam De Grasse (in flying gear at tail), ORmer Locklear and Louise Lovely."
Date: [1920-06..1920-07]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[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

[Aviators]

Description: Photograph of two men standing near a biplane. In the photograph, both men wear jackets and aviator caps. One man, right, points a gun at the other.
Date: unknown
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas