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Rodgers Field
Date:
1925
Creator:
N/A
Collection #:
MFQ131-F01-I03
Process/Size:
Gelatin Silver Print/8" x 10"

Description:
A plane lands at Rodgers Field.

Notes:
The first landing ever at Rodgers Field was on June 5, 1925, from Washington D.C. The airfield had many purposes, including the training of air service reserve officers, handling airmail and commercial aviation under government control. Amelia Earhart crashed landed here in 1928 during the first part of her round-trip flight across the United States.

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