Eddie Stinson with the Stinson Detroiter SB1, 1926 National Air Tour, Ford Airport

Summary

With his brother Jack, Eddie Stinson founded the Stinson Aircraft Company in Dayton, Ohio, in 1920. Five years later, the firm relocated to Detroit. Stinson produced more than 13,000 aircraft before a series of mergers brought an end to the brand in 1949. Eddie did not live to see his company's demise; he died in an airplane crash in 1932.

With his brother Jack, Eddie Stinson founded the Stinson Aircraft Company in Dayton, Ohio, in 1920. Five years later, the firm relocated to Detroit. Stinson produced more than 13,000 aircraft before a series of mergers brought an end to the brand in 1949. Eddie did not live to see his company's demise; he died in an airplane crash in 1932.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

06 August 1926

Subject Date

06 August 1926

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.189.3668

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

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