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Various [Hindenburg photograph and clipped signatures] [Decimalized .01-.02.03]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09678 Author/Creator: Various Place Written: s.l Type: Header Record Date: circa 1936 Pagination: 4 items.

Summary of Content: Collection of photographs related to the Hidenburg dated ca. 1936, and three autographs of a passenger and crew member who were aboard the zeppelin when it crashed in 1937. Signatures belonged to steward Alfred Groetzinger (two clipped signatures) and passenger George Hirschfeld (one clipped signature).

Background Information: The German passenger airship LZ-129 Hindenburg crashed on May 6, 1937 in Manchester County, New Jersey attempting to dock and caught on fire. There were 97 people aboard when it inexaplicably ignited resulting ...in 36 casualities, with one worker killed from the ground.See More


Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Hindenburg (Airship)AirshipsDisastersAutographsAviation history

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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