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Catalog Number 2006.040.138
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Watson- Hawaii scenes
Personal photographs of unidentified people related to J. P. Watson, a Tulsan who served during World War I. Most of the photographs date from 1918 through the early 1920's.
View taken from above, over a biplane. There are circles painted on the wings(red,white & blue)
The Curtiss seaplane, single engine biplane which carried a two-man crew and could reach 70 miles per hour with engines rated at 100 horsepower. The N-9 weighed 2,400 pounds.
In 1887 King Kalahaua gave the US the right to use Ford Island and it became the base for the 6th Aero Squadron.
Photographer Unknown
Search Terms people
families
Watson
World War I
1920's