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Hoxsey flying at the Grand Forks Fair, 1910
Hoxsey flying at the Grand Forks Fair, 1910
TitleHoxsey flying at the Grand Forks Fair, 1910
Date of Original1910-07-20
DescriptionAirplane in flight over fairgrounds with several fair buildings in background.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectTransportation
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Airplanes
Air shows
Exhibition buildings
Subject (Local)Firsts
Personal NameHoxsey, Arch, 1884-1910
Organization NameGrand Forks Fair (N.D.)
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Grand Forks County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.212.169
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"He was killed in a flight at Los Angeles in Dec. 1910 [illegible]" - Handwritten on front of postcard.
"At the Grand Forks fair in 1910 there was a air ship flight every day and every flight was successful. Frank Kent went up with the ship the last night of the exhibition" - Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesTitle handwritten on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryArchibald Hoxsey's flights at the Grand Forks Fair were the first airplane flights in North Dakota.
Bibliographic Reference"Successful Air Flight: Man Bird at Grand Forks Delights Crowds" Fargo Forum and Daiily Tribune, July 20, 1910, p. 1.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.212.169)
Digital IDrs003568
Original SourcePostcard
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