Gar Wood at the microphone in MISS AMERICA VIII, Detroit, 1929
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, MI, Detroit
safety film, Kodak #107
overall: 5 x 7 in.
5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Detroit Yacht Club Regatta sponsored by the Detroit Yacht Club, Detroit, Michigan between August 31st and Sept. 2, 1929. Image of Gar Wood and his mechanic Orlin Johnson standing in the cockpit of the unlimited hydroplane, MISS AMERICA VIII, racing hull #U-16, which is dockside. A large group of people are on the dock to the left and a radio announcer has a microphone in front of Gar Wood for a short interview. View is an overview from higher up looking down into the cockpit area and also shows the first two Packard engines nearest the cockpit area. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "36228F / Detroit 1929". Handwritten info.: "Gar Wood at "Mike" / Engine Miss America VIII." CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection