Verso: "Capt. Street, returning from Nome, 5 hours 50 minutes flying . . ." Part of the New York to Nome Alaskan Flying Expedition, which used DH-4 de Havilland biplanes, under command of Capt. St. Clair Streett
Title taken from front. People gathered around two Army DH-4 bombers enroute to Alaska, while stopped at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. Also from front: "Copy from a lantern slide, Nat[iona]l Archives." 1920.
Title from accompanying note. "Cookrey(?) says this is Eielson. I have to concur. Compare the face with the Loftus picture with Eielson in the cockpit - they appear to be the same or that picture is misidentified.
"The five officers who flew the 9,000 miles from New York to Nome and back in 110 flying hours. Left to right: Capt. St. Clair Street, Commanding; 1st lieut. Clifford C. Nutt; 2d Lieut. Eric C. Nelson; 2d Lieut. C....