On December 7, 1936, five days after its first flight, the Boeing Y1B-17 suffered considerable damage when its brakes seized during landing, and it nosed over. The damaged aircraft is seen being towed. Obvious damage includes propellers and nose section of the aircraft.
A police officer walks back and forth in front of a modest frame bungalow on a quiet street in Seattle Washington. A hotel building. Exteriors of large buildings in downtown Seattle.View of the window in Congressman Zioncheck's office on the 5th floor of the Arctic Club Building at 3rd Avenue and Cherry Street in downtown Seattle. Man on sidewalk looks up at the building and down where Congressman Zioncheck's body struck the sidewalk. Three men stand outside the First National Bank building, looking up at the Arctic Club Building. One points to the window from which the Congressman jumped. Congressman Zioncheck's suicide note.
A boat race in Seattle, Washington. Teams from the University of Washington and the University of California battle it out during a boat race in Seattle, Washington. View from seating area of a moving railroad train on the coast, as people on the train view the race underway. University of Washington Husky crew team beats California crew team in the rowing race.
Congressional medal of valor being presented in Seattle, Washington. Sailors lined up on board a ship off the coast of Seattle, Washington. Lieutenant Arthur W. Davis, Commander of Coast Guard cutter Red wing. Lieutenant Davis being presented the Congressional medal of valor on board the ship for saving lives of 16 sailors during a storm.
Documentary about the U.S. Army's flight around the world in 1924, employing four Douglas World Cruiser aircraft. A flag of United States. Crowds gather around around. the four Douglas World Cruisers, named Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, and Seattle, as they prepare to depart from Seattle, Washington, on their expedition. One of the aircraft taking off. All the aircraft in flight over Seattle Washington. Major Frederick F. Martin Commander of the flight. An animated map shows the aerial expedition's route and locations of various accidents and incidents that beset them along the way. View of one Douglas World Cruiser in flight, equipped with floats. The expedition was completed by the Cruiser,Chicago, crewed by pilot, Lt. Lowell Smith and Lt. Leslie Arnold; and by the
New Orleans, crewed by pilot, Lt. Erik Nelson and Lt. Jack Harding, who are seen being congratulated by expedition Commander, Major Frederick F. Martin upon their completion of the mission in Seattle, on September 28, 1924.
Players during a polo match at Olympic Riding and Driving Club in Seattle, Washington. The polo field dedicated to the memory of Will Rogers. People stand in front of Will Rogers bronze relief.