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[Photograph 2012.201.B1028.0360]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Post sets fashion in altitude suits when Wiley Post goes into the upper air, he wears a specially constructed costume to enable him to withstand the rigors of low temperature and rare atmosphere."
Date: December 3, 1934
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1028.0553]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A portrait of Wiley Post,clockwise,from top left:Post stands beside the Winnie Mae in which he set an around-the-world record;the Winnie Mae;Post in a pressure suit and oxygen helmet just before taking off in his third attempted substratosphere flihgt (1935);a newspaper account of his around-the-world flight; and,center,Oklahoma City Times account of the plane crash that killed Post and Will Rogers."
Date: December 3, 1934
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society