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James H. Doolittle blind flight... Wall Street....

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September 25, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1929

* Aviator James H. Doolittle
* 1st blind airplane flight
* Prelude to the great crash ?

The front page has one column headings that include: "'BLIND' PLANE FLIES 15 MILES AND LANDS; FOG PERIL OVERCOME" "Doolittle In Successful Test Takes Off and Alights Without View of Ground" "Instruments Only Guide" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very first "blind flight" by James H. Doolittle.
Also on the front page is a two column heading: "Stock Leaders Sag in Wave of Liquidation; 863 Issues, a Record, Dealt In on Exchange" (see) Was this a warning sign of the great stock market crash that was less than 30 days away ?
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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