• Created Date
  • circa 1917-1919
  • Description
  • The Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company was founded by Glenn H. Curtiss in the early 1900s. To save the companyfrom bankruptcy in the 1910s , Curtiss sold it to John N. Willys of the Overland Motor Company. With the onset of WWII the company moved its headquarters and most manufacturing activities to Buffallo, New York with a support operation in Toronto, Canada. The Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company made many successful aircraft and because... more
    The Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company was founded by Glenn H. Curtiss in the early 1900s. To save the companyfrom bankruptcy in the 1910s , Curtiss sold it to John N. Willys of the Overland Motor Company. With the onset of WWII the company moved its headquarters and most manufacturing activities to Buffallo, New York with a support operation in Toronto, Canada. The Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company made many successful aircraft and because of Curtiss' interest in water flying, it pioneered the designs for seaplanes and flying boats. less
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  • Photograph
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    Scanned from a photographic print at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2014