Friday, August 1, 2008

Vande Ludvik -- August 1, 2008

Aviator Vande (or Vandie) Ludvik in a Curtiss-type airplane in 1911.
Several issues of Aero and Hydro: America's Aviation Weekly carry an advertisement: "YOU CAN FLY/In our INTERNATIONAL CURTIS-TYPE AEROPLANES. VANDIE LUDVIK, our latest graduate, filling well-paying engagements. Others will soon be out. Exhibition engagements filled. Flight or no money. Aeroplanes for sale. Orders filled promptly./Interational Aeroplane Mfg. Co. and School of Aviation/2023-25-27 Michigan Avenue, CHICAGO."
The photo comes from the Library of Congress' wonderful American Memory site ( DN-0057784, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.

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