Letter delivered by Billy Robinson

Dublin Core

Title

Letter delivered by Billy Robinson

Subject

Letters; Letter carriers; Air mail service; Aviation; Transportation

Description

Photostatic copy of original letter delivered by Billy Robinson on his famous cross country flight from Des Moines to Kentland, Indiana on October 17, 1914. Letter is addressed to Mr. L.A. (Dr. Louis) Hopkins, Chicago, Illinois, brother of the famous Harry Hopkins. In this flight, Robinson set a record for continuous flight which stood for several years.

Creator

unknown

Date

1914

Contributor

Smith, Robert D.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. No commercial reproduction or distribution of this file is permitted without written permission of Grinnell Public Library. See http://www.grinnell.lib.ia.us/files/copyright.htm

Still Image Item Type Metadata

File Name

airmail-letter

Repository

Grinnell Public Library Archives

Repository Collection

Billy Robinson Collection

Digital Reproduction Information

150 dpi resolution

Contact information.

Contact Grinnell Public Library http://www.grinnell.lib.ia.us

Digital item created

May 3, 2004

Notes

Finding Aid - Collection 25, Box 2