Building the Foundation
Regularly Scheduled Service
The Postal Service Takes Over
A Bold Venture and Public Failure
NY – Chicago
Lipsner vs. Praeger
Who's in Charge?
Coast to Coast
From Public to Private
AIRMAIL CREATES AN INDUSTRY: Building the Foundation
Postmasters across the U.S. engaged pilots to carry airmail at fairs and meets for publicity. This 1911 flight was made in Arkansas.
- Courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration