Jimmie Ward and Shooting Star

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Title

Jimmie Ward and Shooting Star

Description

Jimmie Ward, a famous barnstorming aviator from 1910 - 1914, and his airplane Shooting Star. Barnstorming was an entertainment were an aviator would do stunts on an airplane while in flight. Airplanes of the 1910 era were often shipped unassembled by train to the location where the show would take place and reassembled.

Date

circa 1910 - 1914

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

88.8.7

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5" x 3.50"

Citation

“Jimmie Ward and Shooting Star,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 26, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3634.

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