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Apparently another view taken on visitors' day at Ross Field (as in photo #176). In this photo, balloon is on the ground with basket. Military truck shows on right side of photo with a sign marked "4" in front of truck. Group of people on left; small girl in checkered blouse is closest figure.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs178
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
177
Collection
Photographs
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Building and fence at Ross Field. Sign on fence reads "Ross Field".

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1287
Date
unknown

  1 image

Date
unknown
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1278
Collection
Photographs
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Photo shows hangar and large gas tank believed to be on grounds of Ross Field Balloon School. Low buildings show on left and right of hangar.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs172
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
171
Collection
Photographs
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Only photo in Library Collection showing Free balloon training at Ross Field (all other are fixed). Balloon is some distance off the ground and displays an American flag on the right side.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1163
Date
1918

  1 image

Date
1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
7x8 b&w
ID
1154
Collection
Photographs
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View (we do not known which direction camera is looking) of Goodyear blimp VOLUNTEER when it stopped at Ross Field Balloon School. About 11 people seen to be gathered near it. On right side of photo is a long barracks-like building.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs869
Date
1929

  1 image

Date
1929
Subjects
Balloon School
Aeronautics
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
863
Collection
Photographs
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Apparently a visitors' time at Ross Field Balloon School. Photo shows balloon aloft with basket suspended. Many people in photo. Closest to camera is left to right: man, boy, and four women. Eucalyptus trees all across background.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs177
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
176
Collection
Photographs
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Roy Knabenshue, who built observation balloons for the U.S. during WWI, displays a model at Ross Field. Roy Knabenshue on left, C.P. Kane, commanding officer, on right.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1283
Date
unknown

  1 image

Date
unknown
Subjects
Balloon School
Kane, C.P.
Knabenshue, Roy
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1274
Collection
Photographs
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1373
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363A
Collection
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2299
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363B
Collection
Photographs
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2300
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363C
Collection
Photographs
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2301
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363D
Collection
Photographs
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2302
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363E
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2303
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363F
Collection
Photographs
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2304
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363G
Collection
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One balloon is secured on left side of photo with approximately 14 men near it. Two men are to the right of this group and are folding what appears to be a large canvas. Three buildings in photo, part of a truck shows to extreme right.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs166
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
165
Collection
Photographs
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Military vehicle, probably used to hoist and pull down the observation balloons used at Ross Field. Two men stand at the back, one with his arm raised as a signal. The San Gabriel Mountains can be seen VERY faintly in background. Buildings at the Balloon School can be seen on either side of the truck.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1055
Date
c.1918

  1 image

Date
c.1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1047
Collection
Photographs
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View of main Ross Field post headquarters buildings. There are 2 men walking at extreme left of photo. There is a flagpole at left side of photo. There is a car parked in front of post headquarters building.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs226
Date
c.1918

  1 image

Date
c.1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
7x10 b&w
ID
224
Collection
Photographs
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Shows six balloons inflated and secured just off the ground. Officers and men are in formations beneath the balloons. Buildings and tents of Ross Field are arrayed across photo. Eucalyptus make a row completely across photo. San Gabriel Mountains form backdrop.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs187
Date
c.1918

  1 image

Date
c.1918
Subjects
Balloon School
San Gabriel Mountains
Physical Description
4x10 b&w
ID
186
Collection
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Balloon being restrained by about 11 men. An American flag is being raised or lowered from balloon. An automobile is in foreground. One of military winch trucks is on left side of photo.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs167
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
166
Collection
Photographs
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Fourteen officers on duty in Washington D.C. Only one identified is Capt. Thomas A. Grant, Quartermaster at Ross Field Balloon School in 1919 (on extreme left, front). Identification on back of photo is reversed, given as from within the photo.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1162
Date
c.1917-1919

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Date
c.1917-1919
Subjects
Balloon School
Grant, Thomas A
Physical Description
6x8 b&w
ID
1153
Collection
Photographs
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