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Content Description Eight medium format negatives and prints depicting Charles Lindbergh's visit to Spartanburg in 1927. Images show the Spirit of St. Louis at the Spartanburg Memorial Airport, Lindbergh's parade through downtown Spartanburg, and Lindbergh and Mayor Ben Hill Brown speaking at Duncan Park Baseball Stadium. One image depicts photographer Alfred Willis while he photographs the Spirit of St. Louis. Other items in this grouping include a class reunion of Spartanburg High School students standing in...
Content Description 33 photographic prints captured by Joe Ballenger, an aviation enthusiast who lived near the Spartanburg Memorial Airport in the 1920s and 1930s. The images depict the visit of Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and others to Spartanburg. One image shows the Greenville airport from the air, another group of 6 images shows the Goodyear Blimp over Spartanburg.