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America's speed king of the air weds beauty of south. Lieutenant Williams forsakes flying for matrimony and practice of law. [photonegative]

Catalog Data

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Williams, Lt. Alford  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
07/06/1926
Scope and Contents:
Caption: "New York, N.Y. - Lieutenant Alfred Williams, speed champion of the air and winner of both the Pulitzer Trophy and Schneider Cup for the Navy, married Mrs. Florence Hawes Selby of Bainbridge, Georgia, and will resign from the Navy to take up the practice of law. Lieut. Williams established a new world speed record while practicing for the Pulitzer race of 303.2 miles per hour in a Curtiss Racing plane. Photo shows Lieutenant Williams and bride leaving for honeymoon immediately after the wedding."
Local Numbers:
RSN 18574 Video number 17886
General:
Company catalog card included.
U&U caption in file box: 2027-A2.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721. Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Automobiles -- New York  Search this
Couples -- New York  Search this
Military -- New York  Search this
Love -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass.
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 18538-18639
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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