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Ċ AllynesLog.pdf
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log book of E.E. Allyne - records events of the entire flight, from July 29, 1920, to August 22, 1920. Although other coverage describes this flight as a pathfinding flight to establish airmail service, Allyne's title is: "First Round Trip Transcontinental Passenger Flight."  2826k v. 1 Apr 24, 2011, 9:03 PM Mark Taylor
 aircraft & aviators
ĉ ballooninghall-of-fame.doc
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Connie Wolf, wife of General Abby Wolf and a friend of Ernie's, was a helium balloonist and at one time held the women's high altitude ballooning record. She was nominated posthumously for the FAI Ballooning Commission Hall of Fame.   74k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:17 PM Mark Taylor
 airmail
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Ernie attempts to fly his Challenger to a 36th anniversary commemoration of the inauguration of transcontinental airmail service. On hand to honor him were former postmaster Joseph F. Gallagher, and Postmaster Raymond Thomas.   64k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 10:15 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ AirmailpathfindersarriveatOakland.pdf
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landing at Durant Field, Oakland. A mail pouch was presented to Oakland Postmaster Joseph L. Rosborough by Major L. Lent, superintendent of airmail service.   184k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 10:15 PM Mark Taylor
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Omaha Daily News   60k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 10:15 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ airplanes-leave-Reno.pdf
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Reno facility is too small. Rickenbacker explains need for upgraded airfield.   278k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 10:15 PM Mark Taylor
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fliers-off-to-the-Pacific-Coast.jpg
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photo taken before departure of the group accompanying the flight   85k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 10:15 PM Mark Taylor
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photo taken before departure of the group accompanying the flight, reprinted years later, commemorating Ernie's participation   58k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 10:15 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ Salt-Lake-Tribune-re-airmail-flight.pdf
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interview with Rickenbacker   304k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 10:15 PM Mark Taylor
 airports
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Daily Intelligencer article on Langhorne airport site   563k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:22 PM Mark Taylor
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Buehl-reopens-Somerton-airport---1.jpg
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business-trip-from-Eddington-to-Somerton---1.jpg
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 Amundsen
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Amundsen-narrowly-misses-death-Evening-World-11-Apr-1922.jpg
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says the cause was an "overheated motor."   103k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:35 PM Mark Taylor
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Crash-of-the-Elizabeth-12-Pittsburgh-Press-Apr-1922--1.jpg
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picture and brief story   99k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:35 PM Mark Taylor
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Crash-of-the-Elizabeth-Clarion-Republican-Apr-1960---1-2.jpg
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says the plane was forced down by a hail storm  127k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:35 PM Mark Taylor
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picture of the Elizabeth, with caption - "lack of gasoline forced a landing..."  204k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:35 PM Mark Taylor
 BMW
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 Brock & Weymouth
 Canada
Ċ Airrouteislogicalwaytonorthernfield.pdf
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Interview with Larsen in Edmonton April 1, 1921  228k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ All-metalaeroplanejumps360milesintwohours50minutes.pdf
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Saskatoon Daily Star, January 25, 1921 (the same story ran the same day in the Saskatoon Phoenix). JL-6 enroute to delivery to Edmonton flies from Brandon, Manitoba, to Saskatoon in record time, but will be delayed there for repairs to the radiator.   190k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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Grand Forks. Aviators guests of Club: served in war in opposing armies. Pilot Harry Meyers flew for US, and article says that Ernie "served as an aviator with the German army..."    51k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ Communicationwithfarnorthnoproblemnow.pdf
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The Morning Bulletin (Edmonton) April 30, 1921, Pilot H.S. Myers, accompanied by John Larsen, Gorman, and Ernie, returned from Peace River.   165k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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Cooking-Lake-may-be-next-base-18-May-1921---1.jpg
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Edmonton Bulletin. Larsen visiting Cooking Lake, considering this as a home base   79k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ flight-to-Canada-including-Count-Sparre.pdf
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probably Grand Forks Herald, about account of how Count Sparre came to accompany Larsen from New York to Edmonton   226k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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"third monoplane flight from New York" brought Larsen and Ernie to Edmonton  81k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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Imperial-Oil-monoplanes-leave-for-Ft.-Norman-1921---1.jpg
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Edmonton Journal. Feb 27 1921  Gorman and Fullerton head for Peace River, stopping off for 10 days at Slave Lake, then on to Ft. Norman. Ernie is not mentioned.  161k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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arrival at McClelland aviation field, from Virden. Leave for Edmonton tomorrow.   47k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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Larsen purchases business and property on Portage Ave, Edmonton  59k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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Larsen-monoplane-will-make-long-trip-to-New-York.jpg
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returning a JL-6 from Edmonton to New York  40k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ LarsenplanezoomeddownThursday3PM.pdf
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Edmonton Bulletin. arrival after delay at Grand Forks  185k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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probably the Edmonton Journal, March 5, 1921. Gorman and Fullerton arrive at Peace River. This is the first airplane to land at Peace River and the whole town turns out to see them land. Ernie is on this flight.   124k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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Edmonton. establishing gas depots. Next journey will carry drilling crew for well at Windy Point   144k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
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Engine trouble forces stay in Grand Forks. Gasoline "froze in the feed pipes."  46k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
Ċ StruggletomakeCanadaoilfieldspay-3Jul1921.pdf
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New York Herald July 3, 1921. describes the significance of the oil fields, and the crucial role of air transport to get to the fields  1096k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 10:01 PM Mark Taylor
 clubs & recognition
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OX5 Club trophy   639k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:41 PM Mark Taylor
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OX-5 Club membership certificate  1882k v. 2 Nov 5, 2013, 6:27 AM Mark Taylor
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OX-5 Club Aviation Pioneers certificate  1484k v. 2 Nov 5, 2013, 6:27 AM Mark Taylor
 family
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AncestryNotes.rtf
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notes related to Anna's immigration   24k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:42 PM Mark Taylor
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Anna'spassengerlist.pages
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circumstances surrounding Anna's coming to the U.S.   150k v. 3 Apr 24, 2011, 9:44 PM Mark Taylor
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Bucks County Courier Times picture of Anna's garden on Hulmeville Rd   526k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:45 PM Mark Taylor
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Ernie_Naturalization.jpeg
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passenger list - Anna's immigration  1881k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:47 PM Mark Taylor
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second page of Anna's passenger list  2468k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:47 PM Mark Taylor
 Malick
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01 Mary Groce at Bensalem 5 Apr 12 Marys presentation 1.mp3
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Mary introduces Malick's story.   13206k v. 2 Jun 26, 2013, 3:28 PM Mark Taylor
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01 Mary Groce at Bensalem 5 Apr 12 Marys presentation 2.mp3
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Continues with Malick's story and black aviation. Mentions Flying Dutchman at 1:48 into the clip. Has more about Ernie and Anderson at 5:38. Discusses Tuskegee Airmen and Ernie at 13:12. Discusses article in Air & Space at 15:35.   18065k v. 2 Jun 26, 2013, 4:36 PM Mark Taylor
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02 Mary Groce at Bensalem 5 Apr 12 Roscoe Drapers remarks.mp3
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Roscoe Draper responds to questions. Discusses his role in instructing the pilots at Tuskegee and his subsequent career. Mentions Anderson's difficulty in getting training at 7:19. Discusses the sequence of training of the Airmen. Walter (Toby) Tolbert adds comments about his experience as a student of Ernie's at 10:20.   15387k v. 2 Jun 26, 2013, 3:55 PM Mark Taylor
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03 Mary Groce at Bensalem 5 Apr 12 Rosanna Buehl and final comments.mp3
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Rosanna Buehl is invited to give remarks and answer questions. She discusses Tolbert's materials at about 5:00. Ed VanSant is introduced and makes remarks also about Old Star Airport and VanSant Airport 6:48. About 9:26 Rosanna continues to discuss the Buehl airports. Hortman Aviation and 3M Airport is mentioned, and Tolbert leads this discussion. Buehl Airport at Street Road discussed at 12:20. AOPA is mentioned at 13:33. Discussion of the Challenger at 13:52. Boulevard Airport at 16:41. Proximity of the Airport to St. Francis school 17:31, tower was useful guide to pilots. Ernie's last flight in the Challenger 18:13. Discussion turned back to Mary 19:17.   20228k v. 2 Jun 26, 2013, 4:21 PM Mark Taylor
 World War 1
Ċ MilitarPaß.pdf
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two booklets, documenting Ernie's military service from early March 1916 through July 1919.   1678k v. 2 Apr 24, 2011, 9:48 PM Mark Taylor
 World War 2
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