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Aviator Howard Hughes airplane flight record..
Item # 653682
January 15, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1936
* Aviator Howard Hughes
* Transcontinental airplane speed flight record
* Goodwin, Arkansas airplane crash disaster
The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "10-Hour Travel From Coast Seen By Hughes After Record Flight" with subhead and photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor spine wear, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century