"Spirit of St. Louis" in the A&I Building, by Unknown, c. 1950, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, "Spirit of St. Louis," in which Charles A. Lindbergh made the first non-stop flight to Paris from New York, suspended in the Arts and Industries Building. Label reads "Deposited by Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh." Photograph shows visitors looking up at the aircraft. The "Spirit of St. Louis" was actually flown to the Smithsonian by Lindbergh and put on display in 1928..