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[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0487]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "a California Air National Guard pilot said today he is confident he can become the first man in history to make a round trip flight the same day between New York andLos Angeles"
Date: May 20, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0485]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Air National Guard Lt. John M. Conroy relaxes at his home here today after his flight yesterday in which he completed a roundtrip coast to coast to flight between sunrise and sunset."
Date: May 22, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0491]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lt. John Conroy is shown grabbing a bite to eat mid-way in his flight from coast-to-coast and back again."
Date: May 21, 1955
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0490]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Map traces route 1st Lt. John M. Conroy plans to follow today on his effort to make first round trip coast-to-coast flight between sunrise and sunset."
Date: May 15, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0488]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Air guardsman and a former bomber pilot, gives his wife a hasty kiss as he leaves the breakfast table in San Fernando to begin his attempt to fly to New York for lunch and back to Calif. for dinner between sunrise and sunset."
Date: June 8, 1955
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0489]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "National Guard pilot 1st. Lt. John M. Conroy made aviation history today by zooming across the country and back to complete the first sunrise to sunset trip between the coasts."
Date: May 21, 1955
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0483]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Tulsa, May 21 - A 34-year-old Air National Guard jet pilot, racing the sun to the west coast, landed at Municipal airport at 3:36 p.m. Saturday on the next to last leg of his roundtrip cross-country flight."
Date: May 22, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0481]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Air National Guard Lt. John M. Conroy lunches here today after arriving from Los Angeles completing first half of scheduled round trip coast to coast flight."
Date: May 21, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0482]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Los Angeles, May 21 - A former combat pilot took off at dawn Saturday in an attempt to make the first roundtrip plane flight coast-to-coast between sunrise and sunset."
Date: May 21, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society