Petroleum industry and trade--Oklahoma.; Air pilots.; Ranchers--Texas--Biography.
Born in Saskawa, capitol of the Seminole Nation in Oklahoma, he describes his father's interests in the banking and oil industries in the early 20th century and following the family's move to San Antonio, his own work in the oil and cattle business...
Amphibian planes. ; Stinson Field (San Antonio, Tex.)
Photograph shows Grumman amphibian airplane owned by Henry Morgan of New York. Plane is parked in front of Jack Lapham Hanger Six Inc. Mrs. Henry Morgan and friends came to San Antonio in plane. Taken at Stinson Field.
Air pilots, Military.; Flight training.; Bankers--Texas.
Sabinal (Tex.). James E. Willingham recounts his personal history, including service during World War I when he joined the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps and trained as a pilot at Kelly Field in San Antonio.
Airports -- San Antonio (Tex.) Stinson Field (San Antonio, Tex.) Winburn Field (San Antonio, Tex.) Hangars -- San Antonio (Tex.) Aerial photographs -- San Antonio (Tex.) Mission Road (San Antonio, Tex.)
Photograph shows view of the hangars at Winburn Field (Stinson Field)" Mission Road (right)" On the ground are Curtis and Waco aircraft. Taken during time Stinson Field was temporarily named Winburn Field for William C. Winburn, a San Antonio...
Texas--History--Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.; San Antonio (Tex.)--History.; Stinson, Katherine, 1891-1977.; Women in aeronautics--History.
In 1914, a shy San Antonio schoolgirl was the second woman pilot in the nation - and the youngest licensed pilot in the world. By strapping flashlights on her plane's wings, this sixteen-year old became history's first skywriter. She was the first...