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NHF-117 Holden C. Richardson Collection

78 black and white and sepia photographs and negatives related to the early naval aviation career of Captain Holden C. Richardson. Many photos of early aircraft and personnel. A large number of these photos are copies of official USN photos. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers or removed to the NH collection.
Title: Holden C. Richardson Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-117-A.01: Holden C. Richardson sits on the middle potoon of his twin tractor seaplane, October 1916.
Description: 78 black and white and sepia photographs and negatives related to the early naval aviation career of Captain Holden C. Richardson. Many photos of early aircraft and personnel. A large number of these photos are copies of official USN photos. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers or removed to the NH collection.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-117
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1909
Before this Year: 1953
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NHF-117-A
15 black and white photos. Richardson with Pierce, Caproni, Westervelt at Naval Aircraft Factory, Philadelphia, after first Atlantic flight, 20 May 1920. Views of Richardson at various times in his career. Others seen include Lieutenant Theodore G. Ellyson, Lieutenant John H. Towers, Lieutenant Pat Bellinger, Lieutenant Godfrey Chevalier, Lieutenant Commander Henry Mustin, Lieutenant Kenneth Whiting, and many others. Various Curtiss aircraft.



NHF-117-B
39 black and white photos of early aircraft and lighter than air ship.
XP-2-Y-1, DN-1, Curtiss F9C-2, Martin Thomas seaplane, Verille Packard, NC-4, F5, PN-10, Aerodrome with Curtiss Tractor motor,  Eugene Ely’s Curtiss Hudson on USS Birmingham (CS-2).



NHF-117-C
24 black and white photos. Many early aircraft including Burgess Dunne, Curtiss Amphibian and Flying Boat, AH-8, Sturtevant. Naval Aircraft Factory, Philadelphia.

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