Remembering World's First Airmail Flight by American Fred Wiseman
A Santa Rosa native, Wiseman moved to San Francisco and worked for Leavitt & Son auto dealership in the early 1900s. He raced Stoddard-Dayton race cars, and after winning the Vanderbilt Race in Indiana, he visited the Wright brothers of Dayton, Ohio, to see their aircraft.
He returned to Sonoma County inspired to . . .
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