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State Archives of Florida
Army "Jenny" planes and observers at Franklin Field in Sarasota.
Michael Drake collection
World War, 1914-1918
World War I
Military bases--Florida--Sarasota County--Sarasota
Air bases--Florida--Sarasota County--Sarasota
Aeronautics, Military--Study and teaching
Curtiss JN-4 (Training plane)
"The donor, Michael Drake, received this photo from George I. 'Pete' Esthus."
Accompanying note: "Franklin Field was completed in May 1918 as an auxiliary landing station for the U.S. Army Air Service. It was located north of Fruitville Road and east of Tuttle Avenue. The airstrip remained in use until 1924, when it was converted into a street as part of the new Avion subdivision."
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Army "Jenny" planes and observers at Franklin Field in Sarasota. 1918. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/276012>, accessed 22 May 2022.
Army "Jenny" planes and observers at Franklin Field in Sarasota. 1918. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/276012>.