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Aviation Collections

at California State University Dominguez Hills

Selected Images

Image of planes, balloons, and dirigibles in flight over the grandstand

1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection

Image of planes, balloons, and dirigibles in flight over the grandstand during the grande finale of the 1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet, 1910. 

Claus aviation airplane on ground after emergency landing at Long Beach Airport.

Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection

Damaged plane rests on fuselage after emergency landing at Long Beach Airport. Fuel leaks out onto Runway 16L. Crash truck in background as firefighters unroll hose to prepare to spray foam over site, June 25, 1969.

Replica of 1910 Aviation Meet pennant that states

1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection

Replica of 1910 Aviation Meet pennant, circa 1910.

airplane crashed into home with fireman in foreground

Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection

Image of a Piper N5349T plane wedged into wall of Spanish-style home following crash, undated.

an image of a group of aviators standing in a row.

1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection

A group of aviators. Front row, from left: Hillery Beachey, Col. Frank Johnson, Glenn Curtiss, Louis Paulhan, Charles Willard, Didier Masson, Lincoln Beachey, Roy Knabenshue, Charles Hamilton, 1910.

zeppelin in air

1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection

Roy Knabenshue in flight over fields in a dirigible, 1910. 

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