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The World's Greatest Aeronauts

Allegany County, Maryland, Centennial Celebration, 1889 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


The World's Greatest Aeronauts.

Preparing to jump

Prof Oscar Hunt. Prof Hunt is the man who has never made a failure in his life. 20 years in the Balloon Business. Made more ascensions than any other man living.

Miss Lottie Hunt is the only lady in the world who does a regular trapeze performance while in mid-air.

Prof. King Buirke, Asst. Manager


Prof. Oscar Hunt.

Detail from Professor Hunt's promotional material submitted to the Entertainment Committee. Professor Hunt was selected, but he did not jump in Cumberland. Instead Prof Foust jumped on both days. Mrs Hunt was to have jumped on Sept 25, but was prevented from doing so by illness. (From undated newspaper cutting in Mr. Luman's journal).


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Allegany County Public Library

Allegany County (Md.)--History.

Allegany County (Md.), 1889.

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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