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Thaw (William Russel) Personal Photo Collection
SDASM.SC.20042  
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Description
Russell Thaw was a test pilot for Curtiss during World War Two.
Background
Russell Thaw performed in movies with his mother as a child. Later, he became a racing pilot, participating in the Bendix Air Race. He also flew the Gee Bee R-2. During World War Two he was a test pilot for Curtiss.
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet 80 Photos
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.