Albuquerque Museum Photo Archives

11th Squadron Martins, 1936

  • Title: 11th Squadron Martins, 1936
  • Creator: Speakman, Frank
  • Subject: Aircraft, fixed-wing
  • Description: Frank Speakman and his partner William Franklin were Santa Fe Railway employees that leased 140 acres of flat East Mesa land in 1928. With the help of Albuquerque Mayor Clyde Tingley the two partners began a project to create an aviation center. Speakman left the Santa Fe Railway to devote his time to the establishment of the Albuquerque Airport.
  • Date: 1936

African-American Batallions enroute to Mexican Border, Albuquerque

  • Title: African-American Batallions enroute to Mexican Border, Albuquerque
  • Creator: Judson Zinn
  • Subject: African-Americans, Soldiers
  • Description: NINE BATTALLIONS OF BLACK SOLDIERS EN ROUTE TO THE MEXICAN BORDER THIS INFO IS ON THE BACK OF THE PHOTO. 9th Cavalry
  • Date: c.1912
  • Collection: Albuquerque Museum Photo Archives

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