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Catalog Number 10225-10
Title Pass; "Explorer II" Launching
Object Name Pass
Description Member's Pass to the National Geographic Society, the Stratosphere Flight of 1935 near Rapid City, SD. Pass is green and black and shows a hot air balloon beginning to take flight.
Date 1935
Year Range from 1935
Year Range to 1935
Culture American
Material paper
Makers mark SEE FILE. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY/MEMBERS/PASS-STRATOSPHERE/FLIGHT
People Hays, Harold
Search Terms Balloons
USA, US Air Corps
National Geographic Society
History PASS USED BY DONOR AT THE SECOND FLIGHT OF THE "EXPLORER" BALLOON 1935.DONOR WAS W/CONTINENTAL OIL CO. WHICH TOOK THE BALLOON TO THE LAUNCH SITE AS PART OF THE CONOCO TRAVEL SERVICE, JULY 28, 1934.
Credit line Harold W. Hays, Lincoln, NE