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Images of the Week: Airscapes

by on September 13, 2013

Photographs posted this week come from one of my favorite series, “Airscapes” of American and Foreign Areas, 1917 – 1964″ (18-AA). Click on the images below to view higher resolution versions.

18-AA-138-5Local Identifier: 18-AA-138-5. Washington, D.C. – Keystone Bombardment airplanes of 2nd Bombardment Group. April 23, 1931.

18-AA-139-2Local Identifier: 18-AA-139-2. Washington, D.C. – Griffith Stadium. 1925.

18-AA-24-18Local Identifier: 18-AA-24-18. San Francisco, California – Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. May 19, 1936.

18-AA-93-35Local Identifier: 18-AA-93-35. New York City – Lower Manhattan. May 26, 1926.

18-AA-72-3Local Identifier: 18-AA-72-3. Boston, Massachusetts. May 20, 1936.

18-AA-17-37Local Identifier: 18-AA-17-37. Los Angeles, California – Crowd greets Lt. Gen. George Patton and Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle in the Coliseum. June 9, 1945.

18-AA-17-43Local Identifier: 18-AA-17-43. Los Angeles, California. 1925.

18-AA-59-78Local Identifier: 18-AA-59-78. Chicago, Illinois. Construction of Municipal Grant Park Stadium (Renamed Soldier Field in 1925). ca. 1923.

18-AA-59-92Local Identifier: 18-AA-59-92. Chicago, Illinois. North Side. August, 1919.

18-AA-69-21ALocal Identifier: 18-AA-69-21A. Baltimore, Maryland. Looking toward Logan Field and Sparrow Point. June, 18, 1935.



Carrie September 13, 2013 at 3:41 pm

These are really beautiful! what format are the negatives?

Billy Wade September 16, 2013 at 1:11 pm

I actually scanned the prints for this post. Some of the prints have corresponding negatives, which are found in series 18-AN.