Letter from Charles Lindbergh to Henry Ford, August 19, 1927

Summary

Following his pioneering solo transatlantic flight of May 20-21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh toured the United States with his airplane, the Spirit of St. Louis. Lindbergh stopped in Detroit on August 10, 1927, where he gave Henry Ford his first ride in an airplane. Lindbergh sent this letter to Ford to thank him for his hospitality during the visit.

Following his pioneering solo transatlantic flight of May 20-21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh toured the United States with his airplane, the Spirit of St. Louis. Lindbergh stopped in Detroit on August 10, 1927, where he gave Henry Ford his first ride in an airplane. Lindbergh sent this letter to Ford to thank him for his hospitality during the visit.

Artifact

Letter (Correspondence)

Date Made

19 August 1927

Subject Date

19 August 1927

Collection Title

Fair Lane Papers Subgroup 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.1.537

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting

Color

Brown

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 7.25 in

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