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Catalog Number 1962.3.3
Title The Langley Field Propeller
Collection General Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date 1918-09-28
Description/Scope & Content September 28, 1918 issue of the Langley Propeller. Main stories include announcement to build water supply from Bethel reservoir to Fort Monroe via Langley Field, poor condition of Back River Road and construction of bridge, description of structures existing at Langley Field when acquired and their use and disposition during construction, beginning of Aerial Photography School, and progress of World War I. Also described are news, events, and activities at Langley Field, including Squadron A, Squadron B, Squadron C, 11th Detachment A.S.P., and 18th Detachment; 500th, 505th, and 626th Aero Squadrons; and Officers and Medical Detachment. Also includes advertisements for many Hampton businesses.
Topics Langley Field/AFB/NACA/NASA
Businesses
World War I/Mexican Expedition
Place Names District--Langley (LAFB/LaRC)
Site--Lamington
Structure--Sherwood Plantation
District02--Bethel
Waterway--Big Bethel Reservoir
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