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Today's Trivia (Jan. 29)

  • Published Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at 12:05 a.m.
  • Updated Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at 3:24 p.m.

Wichita businessman Harold “Hal” Dick held pilot licenses in both free-balloon and blimp flight.

He was the only American to make 22 trans-Atlantic crossings in the passenger airships Hindenburg and Graf Zeppelin.

The Special Collections and University Archives at Wichita State University has a collection of some of Dick’s memorabilia, including correspondence to him from Goodyear president Paul Litchfield, postcards he mailed from aboard the airships to document his flights, and a boarding pass and passenger list from the Hindenburg dating May 6, 1936.

Exactly one year later to the day, the zeppelin crashed in New Jersey.

Question: Who did he work for?

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