Viewing page 19 of 20
It looks like you're using a mobile device. We recommend using a physical keyboard for transcription entry.
Early in his flying career, Farnum Fish became known as the "Boy Aviator." He was a natural born pilot and loved to fly. Reportedly he had to leave school in 1910 due to ill health and strangely enough, said he took up flying to engage in outdoor activities. One of the early well-known Wright pilots who contributed much to the initial development of aviation, his name appears on the Wright Memorial Plaque at Dayton along with the other pioneers who learned to fly there. R 9-5-63 4
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.