University Unions Graphic Design Office (University of Michigan) Student Work: 1984-2011
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Aviation Interests [series]
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Airmen to the Rescue.

("Air Experts/ support/ wage earner [in] Sea of Federal Income Tax")

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A NEW Suggestion.

("U.S. MAIL-Hey, what's the matter with making THIS your terminal?")

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[no caption].

("Ford Metal Dirigible/ 3 day Service/ Detroit-England" (Dad Cadillac draws curtain to reveal dirigible))

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Passing the Danger Zone.

("Bremen/ STOP/ Atlantic Police Ordinance/ Hey-! I Ticketed ONE Guy for passing here [Neptune with ticket for 'Lindy']")

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Where's Dad's Balloon?

("We hope you don't feel hurt" [other airport cities to Cadillac, who examines] "Detroit Airport Plans")

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Balloon Goes Up Tomorrow.

("Detroit Air Olympics/ Largest programme of air events... June 30 at Ford Airport" (basket and balloon at moorings))

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Got the World By the Tail.

("Detroit's All-Metal Dirigible" (trailing globe-headed figure of "AVIATION"))

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A Sure Way to Cripple the Bird.

("Detroit Aviation," eagle has wing clipped by "Airport Delay")

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Welcome to Our City.

("Voice of the people" from "Detroit's Airport": "C'mon-Boys! Make yourselves at home!" (man with megaphone to plane above))

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The Right Nest. (Tree with bird on nest and climber):

("Senate Military Affairs Committee" hands eggs "Permanent Army Air Service Port" to bird, Detroit enterprise" on nest, "Selfridge Field")

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[no caption].

(Cadillac and Lindy with eagle "Air Interests")

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Bound to Land Some Place.

(Balloon "Commercial aviation" carrying "Leadership" about to drop anchor over Detroit or Buffalo)

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The Only-Way to Land It.

(Balloon "An Adequate Airport" being brought to moorings by ropes of "Cooperation")

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[no caption].

("Commercial Aviation" (plane) heads toward earth at "Detroit/ The World's Auto Center")

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Bagging the Air Game.

("Detroit," windsock held by aviator in cock-pit of flying plane bags "Airplane Industry" from sky)

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In the Meanwhile.

(crossed out: "up in the air"] "Municipal airport" dirigible rising above group arguing about "157 acres for a Detroit airport")

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Detroit's Airport Tragedy.

("Detroit Common Council: "I faw down an' go 'Boom!'" crushing "Hangar Plan" to the disgust of "John Public" and the delight of "5 City Airport under construction/ B'ham, Royal Oak, Clawson, Ferndale, Berkley")

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For the Land's Sake!

("Detroit" before "Recorders' Court" with broad-side: "Condemnation suit for a site...for a municipal airport")

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[no caption].

(Lighthouse with plane and couple having coffee)

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The Man Who Should Pick the Airport.

("Air Pilots" with sheaf of papers ("Study of air") surrounded by "SITES" balloonists)

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["Marshall has caption"].

("Commercial aviation industry" plane, over "Detroit" skyline)

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Extract from Speech of Mayor John W. Smith

('and we want the aircraft world to know about Detroit because...' Winged "aircraft world" holding "Airplane plants" over Detroit)

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["Caption-see note on desk"].

(Balloon, "Detroit's Airport Programme" running out of air, "Patience" as pilot, "Airport Committee" tries to stop gap from the gondola)

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When the Swallow Flies North.

(Uncle Sam standing with flag atop White House doffs hat to swallow, "Detroit Aviation," flying with cartouche, inscribed "$750,000.00 to construct better housing facilities at Selfridge Field for a permanent army air service post. OK. U. S. Senate")

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Detroit Welcomes You. Plane

("Bremen Fliers" over crowd in fore-ground where Dad Cadillac offers key to City of Detroit)