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Roosevelt Flying School Photographs

Creator:
Scaturro, Jack  Search this
Names:
Lockheed Model 3 Air Express "Gilmore Lion"  Search this
Roosevelt Field (N.Y.)  Search this
Scaturro, Jack  Search this
Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection was donated by the son of Jack Scaturro who worked at Roosevelt Field during the 1920s and 1930s. Mr. Scaturro took snapshots of the facility's workers, friends and transient pilots, most notably the flamboyant Roscoe Turner and his aircraft the Gilmore Lion. The collection consists of 17 photos of the following aircraft: Aeronca C-1; Burnelli GX-3; Corsair O2U-1; DH-4; Fleet PT-6; Sikorsky C-6; Lockheed: Lindbergh's Sirius, Turner's NC 7954 and Lockheed Model 3 Air Express 'Gilmore Lion;' and a Loening COA-1. There are two photos of the Goodyear airship 'Vigilant' and one photo of the airship 'Los Angeles.' There is also a small scrapbook of newspaper clippings of aircraft disasters near Roosevelt Field and Westbury, Long Island.
General:
Additional materials: Roosevelt Field ID bracelet, pin, and Republic Aviation pin, all located in the National Air and Space Museum Aeronautics Division.
NASMrev
Provenance:
Milton R. Scaturro, Gift, 1995, 1995-0036, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronca C-1 Cadet  Search this
Burnelli (Uppercu-Burnelli) X-3 (GX-3)(Guggenheim Prize)  Search this
Vought O2U-1 Corsair  Search this
Consolidated (Fleet) PT-6 Family  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Sikorsky (USA) C-6  Search this
Lockheed Model 3 Air Express  Search this
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1995.0036
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1995-0036

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