Program, 4to (13" x 10"), original colored wrappers, illustrated, 64 pp. Wrappers lightly worn, small ad clipped from last leaf, slight aging; otherwise very good. Rare program from the 19th annual National Air Races, held in Cleveland, Ohio, September 2-5, 1939. Contains some wonderful early aviation ads, including those for United Airlines, Lochheed Aircraft Corporation, Firestone Airplane Tires, and American Steel/ Another ad shows past winners of the Bendix Trophy Race for the past eight years. The 1938 winner was a woman named, Jacqueline Cochrane, who flew from Burbank, California to Cleveland in 8 hours and 10 minutes. Program also includes a daily program of events. A great piece of aviation history. (Inventory #: 106338)
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