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Research Tip #13

Fairchild Aerial Surveys

The New York office of Fairchild Aerial Surveys (a commercial firm) produced low-altitude, oblique aerial views of a variety sites in New York State only.  The Archives holds images of these views dating ONLY from 1947-1957 (series B1598).

Fairchild images can be viewed online in the Archives Digital Collections.  Upon request, high resolution scans of images appearing online will be provided for a fee. 

Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. went out of business in 1965.  Photos held by the State Archives are considered to be in the public domain.