Goodman L. Goodmanson Los Angeles International Air Meet Photograph Album
The Los Angeles International Air Meet of 1910 was the first major airshow in the United States. Held at Dominguez Field (now known as Carson, California), the eleven-day event featured aircraft, balloons, and dirigibles and included various competitions for endurance, altitude, and speed. Several famous aviators were in attendance, including Louis Paulhan, Glenn H. Curtiss, Roy Knabenshue, Charles Willard, Lincoln Beachey, Charles K. Hamilton, and Didier Masson.
The Goodman L. Goodmanson Los Angeles International Air Meet Photograph Album contains sixty-three (63) black-and-white photographs taken by Goodmanson, a Los Angeles Examiner photographer, during the air meet's eleven-day run, January 1910. The photos depict early aircraft, balloons, pilots, and attendees.