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Tag Archives: MS-214
100 Years Ago in Aviation: Harold Harris Parachute Jump
One hundred years ago this month – on October 20, 1922 – Lt. Harold R. Harris, a test pilot at McCook Field in Dayton, became the first person to successfully use a ripcord parachute to save himself during a real … Continue reading
Posted in Aviation, SC&A Tagged aviation, aviation history, Dayton Daily News, Dayton Daily News Archive, MS-214, MS-458, SC-314 Comments Off on 100 Years Ago in Aviation: Harold Harris Parachute Jump
New and Updated Collections Available for Research, August 2017
We have new manuscript collections available for research! Click on the links to view the complete online (PDF) finding aids. The following new collections were recently arranged and described and are now available for research: MS-494: Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick Collection, 20 … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, SC&A Tagged collections, local government records, MS-214, MS-459, MS-494, MS-500, MS-519, MS-595, MS-600, new collections, news Comments Off on New and Updated Collections Available for Research, August 2017
“First Time for Everything”
Story by Kyle Thede, SC&A intern and Public History graduate student Lieutenant Fairchild was still humming the familiar refrain of “Nearer, My God, to Thee,” though the constant howl of the wind rushing past his open cockpit drowned out any … Continue reading
Posted in Aviation, SC&A Tagged Kyle Thede, MS-214, MS-344 Comments Off on “First Time for Everything”