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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

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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

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363B
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/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
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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
Photographs
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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

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
177
Collection
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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

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
171
Collection
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Original description, "Balloon about 30 feet off ground. Balloon has round target-like mark on its side. Under balloon is truck with winch and many men participating in restraining it. Overcast day." Revised description 9/7/2017 by Mark Rosenblum, a local Balloon School historian, identifies it as Rockwell Field in San Diego. It is not Arcadia, but he said the men from the Balloon School at Ross Field in Arcadia, went to San Diego to join in on a public display of the balloons.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs168
Date
c.1917-1918

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
167
Collection
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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

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
176
Collection
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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

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Date
unknown
Subjects
Balloon School
Kane, C.P.
Knabenshue, Roy
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1274
Collection
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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

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Date
c.1918
Subjects
Balloon School
San Gabriel Mountains
Physical Description
4x10 b&w
ID
186
Collection
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Two photographs mounted with one sign on each side. Top photo shows 6 balloons with officers at Ross Field. Sign on left reads:"U.S. Army Balloon School, Arcadia, California". Sign on right reads "Established June 11, 1918."

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1284
Date
unknown

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Date
unknown
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1275
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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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

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Date
1929
Subjects
Balloon School
Aeronautics
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
863
Collection
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Photo of General John J. Pershing mingling with a group at Ross Field Balloon School. He is accompanied by other officers and there are a number of young boys eager to greet him. Across photo had been written "Balloon School Training" and "1920" and "General Pershing at Arcadia."

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs224
Date
1920

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Date
1920
Subjects
Balloon School
Pershing, John J.
Physical Description
9x11 b&w
ID
222
Collection
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View west. Appears to have been taken a few minutes after photo #162 as it is essentially same scene, but balloon is further down on ground. Approximately 18 men working on holding balloon. San Gabriel Mountains on right side of photo.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs165
Date
c.1917-1919

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Date
c.1917-1919
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
164
Collection
Photographs
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View north toward San Gabriel Mountains. Men of Ross Field Balloon School, holding gondola or basket just coming to the ground or being readied to go aloft.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs161
Date
c.1917-1918

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
2x3 b&w
ID
160
Collection
Photographs
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19 officers are in hangar at Ross Field in Arcadia as part of their training as Reserve Officers Balloon Personnel. J.H. Hoeppel in white shirt is on the right (kneeling). Lt.C.P. Kane, was in charge of the class. He is 4th man from left (next to balloon) in second row.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1164
Date
1927

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Date
1927
Subjects
Balloon School
Hoeppel, John H.
Kane, C.P.
Physical Description
10x10 b&w badly cracked and broken
ID
1155
Collection
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