|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
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.
World War I