The Descriptive Finding Guide for the Elmer Leonhardt Personal Photo Collection. SDASM.SC.20034
San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park
San Diego 92101
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
Title: Elmer Leonhardt Personal Photo Collection
Identifier/Call Number: SDASM.SC.20034
Physical Description: 0.1 Cubic Feet One Photo Envelope
Date (inclusive): 1915-1923
Abstract: Elmer Leonhardt was an early Airmail Pilot.
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
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The materials in this Collection were donated to the San Diego Air and Space Museum.
Elmer Leonhardt was an Air Mail pilot. Air Mail Service Began:September 19, 1919 Air Mail Service Ended: February 26, 1923 Elmer G. Leonardt died on February 26, 1923 while flying from Bellefonte, Pennsylvania to Cleveland, Ohio, when he became trapped in dense fog near Meadville, Pennsylvania. He tried to set down in the field, hooked the landing gear on double-wire fence, and the airplane flipped on its back. Leonardt was thrown out and killed.
Air Mail subject files.
38 Photos numbered 09_2173 to 09_2211
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Air Mail Service -- United States -- 1930-1940
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny