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Box 1; 11 folders

Physical Description: • Sweeney Aviation School Diploma and tuition certificate, September 1929 • Handwritten Correspondence from Andrew Fodor (1930) on arrival to Kansas City • Correspondence from parent company regarding Mr. Bellanca and new machinery and stock transfer procedures. • Various handwritten correspondence to and from Andrew regarding purchase orders, build, shipment, etc. • Various Purchase Orders • Various Telegrams • Various personal correspondences • Flying Dutchman pack of ten minute instruction flight tickets. • Various photos of Mutual Aircraft Service Inc. plant and floor with planes and components being built • Various photos of scale models built by Andrew Fodor • Various photos of barn where Mutual Blackbird was found. • Photos of Blackbird and parts that were found in barn in 1996 • Photos of air race and planes • Transparency copies of photographs • Transparencies of Blackbird restoration by SDAM • Unmarked photos of what appear to be a Standard aircraft with Hall-Scott engine. • Photos of Mutual Blackbird during production and post-production • Photo of Byrd Expedition Ford Tri-Motor • Photos of Employees with completed Mutual Blackbird and also in the Mutual automobile • Photos of 1940's era aircraft