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on verso, by unknown hand, top left in graphite underlined: 6311; upper left stamped in purple ink: PERSONALITIES; upper left: 22 JUL 1927; lower center Underwood & Underwood copyright stamp in purple ink; bottom center printed in orange ink on applied paper: and / UNDERWOOD / Photo by / UNDERWOOD / and / UNDERWOOD / Photo by / UNDERWOOD / and / UNDERWOOD / Photo by / UNDERWOOD / and; bottom center printed in black ink on applied paper: S/7816B4 LINDBERGH RECEPTION / LINDBERGH ARRIVES IN ARMY PLANE AS 7,500,000 / THRONG ROARS WELCOME / NEW YORK--Greeted by a crowd estimated at 7,500,000 / persons, Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, New York-to / Paris flyer, received the greatest reception ever / accorded a hero with the possible exception Admiral / Dewey. From the time he arrived in the bay off the / Battery in a Curtiss 0-1 pursuit plane, the flyer's / line of march--six-mile tour of triumph--was lined / by dense crowds waiting to catch a glimpse of the / boy who captured their imaginations. / 7816B5--PHOTO SHOWS: Dazzling confetti downpour / and a portion of the dense crowds waiting to greet / the flyer. / WATCH YOUR CREDIT LINE

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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