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Title Tave and Roy Wilson Collection.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference      In Cataloging
Description 5 linear feet
Access The collection is open for research use.
Summary The Tave and Roy Wilson Collection documents the aviator brothers' professional work and their leisure time recreational activities with friends and family at Tweedy Lake. Lou Royal "Roy" Wilson worked as a stunt pilot for motion pictures, while his older brother Octavius Arthur "Tave" Wilson worked as a camera pilot. They established Wilson Aero Corp. airfield after establishing a career for themselves as stunt aviators for the movies. The photograph albums primarily document their recreational activities with friends and family, but also include a number of photographs and newspaper clippings related to their professional lives.
Cite As: Tave and Roy Wilson Collection. Glendale Library, Arts and Culture. Glendale Central Public Library History Room.
Terms Of Use Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to Glendale Central Library. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Source Mike Rose, 2008.
Subject Wilson, Octavius Arthur, 1899-1980.
Wilson, Lou Royal, 1901-1932.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Silent films.
Stunt performers.
Aeronautics -- History.
Wilson Aero Corp.
Glendale (Calif.) -- History.
Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- History.

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