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Crosson (Joe) Personal Photo Collection
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Joe Crosson is best known for his flights in Alaska. He is also the brother of early aviatrix Marvel Crosson.
Joe Crosson was an experienced arctic pilot who became a national hero between the world wars flying mercy missions, including a dangerous search in Siberian winter for lost pilot, Carl Ben Eielson, and a winter flight in an open cockpit carrying serum to Barrow Alaska. He was the first pilot to land on a glacier.
0.1 Cubic Feet One photo folder
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