November 19, 2021

Primary Source Spotlight: Flight & Planes

Last Updated on May 11, 2021

Airplanes in the Making

The Dream of Flight online exhibition

With Wings as Eagles: From Fantasy to Flight (primary source sets documenting the history of flight)

Today in History: Wright Brothers First Flight

Early Women in Aviation 1910-19: Topics in Chronicling America

American Female Pilots 1911-21: Topics in Chronicling America

Harriet Quimby 1911-12: Topics in Chronicling America

Katherine Stinson the Flying Girl 1912-20: Topics in Chronicling America

Today in History: Charles Lindbergh

Primary Source Spotlight: Amelia Earhart

Primary Source Spotlight: Tuskegee Airmen

All-American news [1945-03, no. 1]: includes segment about black pilots and bombardiers (the 477th Composite Group) training at Freeman Field, Indiana.

Air pilots image set

Plane images

Airplane images

Select airplane newspaper coverage New York Times & New York Tribune 1916-1919

Airplane historic newspaper coverage through 1922

Airplane flight historic newspaper coverage through 1922

Airplane books & reports

Colonel Roosevelt is invited to fly in Arch Hoxsey’s plane at St. Louis, Mo., 1910 film

TR’s sons’ regiments during war 1917-1918 film

Airplane sheet music

Airplane related archived websites

U.S. legislation related to airplanes

Boeing: 100 Days of Learning learning resources related to flight

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