Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Winter 2-1978

Description

This aerial photograph shows housing around the borders of Charleston International Airport. The airport is a joint civil-military airport, which was privately constructed in the 1920s. During World War II the US Army began using the airport as part of the eastern defense program. The airport was acquired by Charleston county in 1979 and continues joint operations at present.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charleston_International_Airport

(accessed 9 Dec 2011)

http://www.chs-airport.com/aphist.htm

(accessed 9 Dec 2011)

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Airports -- South Carolina -- Charleston; Transportation -- Air Travel; Land use -- Aerial photography in land use; Neighborhood;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

South Carolina

City Name

Charleston

Keywords

housing, airport, aerial, suburb

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