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[Letter to and from unidentified persons, April 18, 1883]
Letter to and from unidentified persons, April 18, 1883. Two handwritten pages on Wilhelm Boeing letterhead ("Wilhelm Boeing, Pine, Lands and Logs, Detroit, Mich.") and envelope addressed to William E. Boeing, Sr.

[Ralph A. Newcomb Early California Aviation Photograph Collection, Box One, Folder 9 - Cars, circa 1900s]
Items from Box One, Folder 9 of the Ralph A. Newcomb Early California Aviation Photograph Collection, circa early 1900s. Folder contains 12 photographic negatives and accompanying captioned envelopes depicting automobiles.

[Walter Brookins and another man at controls of unidentified aircraft]
Photograph of Walter Brookins (right) and another man at the controls of an unidentified aircraft, California, circa 1900s-1910s. A dog is on the ground underneath the aircraft. Inscription on envelope: "B[illegible] + Brookins / Field Glendale /…

[Airship in flight]
Photograph of an airship in flight, Los Angeles, California, circa 1908. The inscription on the accompanying envelope notes that the airship is being piloted by Ray KnabenshueInscription on envelope: "Rare print / Ray Knabenshue over Los Angeles /…

[Walter Brookins and Archibald Hoxsey with Wright Model B aircraft]
Photograph of Walter Brookins (right) and Arch Hoxsey (left) with Brookins' Wright Model B aircraft, Los Angeles, California, circa 1910. Inscription on envelope: "Walter Brookins and Arch Hoxsey at [illegible] Field / L.A. / 1910."

[Louis Paulhan piloting Farman aircraft above treetops]
Photograph of Louis Paulhan piloting a Farman aircraft above the treetops, circa 1910.Inscription on envelope: "Louis Paulhan / Farman Biplane with Gnome Rotary motor / 50 HP / First flight in [S.F.?] / 1910."

[Model aircraft in flight]
Photograph of a model aircraft in flight, circa 1910. The inscription notes that the model was built by Ralph Newcomb.Inscription on verso of print: "S. F. / 1910 / Flying model built by Ralph Newcomb."Inscription on envelope: "Flying model S.F. /…

[Note to William E. Boeing from Clairmont L. Egtvedt, circa 1910s]
Note to William E. Boeing from Clairmont L. Egtvedt, circa 1910s. Note reads: "Early aviation ground work? --Claire." Included a photograph of William E. Boeing with an unidentified man. One handwritten page and envelope.

[Wrecked aircraft in field]
Photograph of a wrecked aircraft in a field, circa 1910s.Inscription on envelope: "Airplane wrecks."

[Damaged aircraft in wooded area]
Photograph of a damaged aircraft in a wooded area, circa 1910s.Inscription on envelope: "Airplane wrecks."
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