“Welcome Home Jimmy Wedell”

Alfred S. Lippman Collection of Louisiana Postal Aviation History

“Welcome Home Jimmy Wedell, Holder of the World’s Record for Land Planes 306 Miles per Hour Made at Chicago, Illinois, September 4, 1933;” Postmarked New Orleans, September 9, 1933. Autographed by Wedell, Emil Thurman, and the New Orleans assistant postmaster [name illegible].