Norman H. Ricker and Howard J. Ellis stand beside their Curtis JN4 plane after making an emergency landing in Dayton, Texas. Ricker was a student at the William M. Rice Institute, and the first physics major to receive a doctorate from the institution. The image shows them, the plane and a small crowd, including a number of very small children. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
"Forced landing at Dayton, Texas." (1918) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/71578.
Standing beside Curtis JN4 plane, left to right, Norman H. Ricker and Howard J. Ellis. Images from "The autobiography of Norman Hurd Ricker," printed by Norman H. Ricker
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