Douglas World Cruiser Placed on Exhibit, A&I

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The Douglas World Cruiser "Chicago" is placed on exhibit in the rotunda of the Arts & Industries Building to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the first aerial circumnavigation of the globe made in 1924. It was restored by Walter R. Roderick of the Silver Hill facility.


  • Roderick, Walter
  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • National Air and Space Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 4/1974, p. 3

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


April 6, 1974



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