THE OLD WEST
INDUSTRY COMES WEST
Industry Comes West / Transportation / Aviation
Front reads, "Let's sail 'round the moon and then stop at Glendive for
refreshments." Postmarked Oct. 2, 1913. Reverse reads, "Made in U. S.
A." Note the use of an airplane in advertising as early as 1913.
Hand written on negative: "ELY AT MISSOULA, MONT. -1911-" Reverse imprint: "RH McKay Commercial Photograph Higgins Block, Missoula, Mont."
Note NRHC articles: "Missoula's First Aviation Event."
FEDERATION AERONAUTIQUE INTERNATIONALE AERO CLUB OF AMERICA [caption continued below]
Imprint and writing on left side of above left ID card:
The above-named Club, recognized by the Federation Aeronautique Internationale as the governing authority for the United States of America, certifies that
born 9th day of July, 1892,
having fulfilled all the conditions required by
the Federation Aeronautique Internationale,
is hereby licensed as Aviator.
Dated August 31st, 1911.
(signed) James A Blair President
(signed) G. F. Campbellwood, Secretary
[handwritten: COPY PHOTO BY Martin]"
Imprint and writing on left side of card:
"Signature of Licensee: (signed) Cromwell Dixon"