Washington, D.C., circa 1916. ‘Mrs. George Barnett and son.’ Lelia Gordon Barnett, wife of the Marine Corps commandant, and her son Basil Gordon, who in 1923 became the first person to crash an airplane in the District of Columbia. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.”
My, Mr. Gordon, aren’t you a strapping young lad.
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(Source: dieouroboros, via chronal)