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Scope and Contents A photograph of the first flight from an aircraft carrier. The image shows two large ships. One is in the background, and part of another is visible in the foreground. A small aircraft Curtis Model D (also called the Curtis Pusher) is midair over the water just off the deck of the USS Birmingham, the ship in the foreground. The pilot was Eugene Burton Ely (1886-1911). This photograph is mounted on a piece of cardboard. The orginial negative credited to Harry C. Mann is held at the Library of...