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Graf Zeppelin in San Antonio -- April Fool's Day, 1931


"While all San Antonio craned their necks skyward Wednesday, the huge Graf Zeppelin surprised residents by soaring over the city and mooring to the Smith-Young tower. Hugo Eckener offered free rides to all air-minded persons. Oh, well — April Fool! — Harvey Patteson Photo." [San Antonio Light - Apr 1, 1931]

April Fool Categories: Traffic and Transportation, 1931, Photo Hoaxes.
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