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Airplanes Speed records.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Doolittle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D022-84
Abstract James H. Doolittle is most famous for the planning and implementation of the Tokyo Raid in April 1942, after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. After World War II, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a PhD. He was instrumental in founding the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Association. The James H. Doolittle Papers reflect his activities after the Second World War.
Dates: 1913 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1996

William G. Fuller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H002-63
Abstract William G. Fuller was the first manager of Meacham Field in Fort Worth, TX. He was appointed to the post in 1927 and remained active in North Texas aviation throughout his life, from being Vice President of Globe Aircraft Company, to the Director of Aviation of Fort Worth and later Grand Prairie. The collection contains archival material collected by him, including personal and business papers and other materials accrued throughout his career in civil and military aviation.
Dates: 1917 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1971

Frank M. Hawks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H004-64
Abstract Frank M. Hawks was a World War I aviator, barnstormer, and speed record pilot in the 1920s and 1930s. He was sponsored by the Texaco Corporation and promoted their fuel services across the country. He also starred in a 1937 motion picture serial titled The Mysterious Pilot. He was killed while testing an experimental aircraft in 1938.
Dates: 1917 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1938