Man with a carrier pigeon in front of the Sperry Air Service Loft 1

A man (Eugene M. Van Antwerp?) holding a pigeon in front of the Sperry Air Service Loft 1. Carrier pigeons were used by Mr. Van Antwerp, manager of the Sperry Flour Company, to send orders from the San Lorenzo Valley back to the store in Santa Cruz.

Source of information: Museum of Natural History
Date: ca. 1930's
Type: PHOTO
Coverage: 1930s
Rights: This photograph is courtesy of the Santa Cruz City Museum of Natural History.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-SCM094

Citation

“Man with a carrier pigeon in front of the Sperry Air Service Loft 1.” ca. 1930's. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/10209. Accessed 20 Mar. 2019.