If you search for "St Croix Johnstone", using the Google search engine, (9-3-07), you will find about 98 links, most of them relevant.

Ancient Aviators
     This page on Roy Nagl's Ancient Aviators website offers four outstanding photographs of St. Croix. You can access the site by clicking on the title above.
     If time permits, I heartily recommend that you visit many of the other entries on his site.

The Secret Life of Houdini:
The Making of America's First Superhero
     On page 262 of this fascinating book by William Kalush you will find several mentions of St. Croix, as well as other persons associated with the air meet in Chicago in August. Included is mention of the death of William Badger, another pioneer aviator. You can access the page by clicking on the title above.

(c) 1995 Milton Sandy, Jr.
     This article by Don Dwiggins on the database, The Barnstormers, establishes St. Croix as a member of the Moisant troupe along with an Italian pilot, Oresces Farrara, and John J. Frisbie. If time permits, you can learn much more about the activities of the troupe. You can access the page by clicking on the title above.


The Story of the Early Birds
Man's first decade of flight from Kitty Hawk to World War I
Henry Serrano Villard

Foreward by S. PAUL JOHNSTON
Director, National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian Institution

In today's age of space probes and moon rockets, it is hard to believe that the aeroplane is scarcely sixty years old. Here Henry Serrano Villard, who knew many of the pioneer pilots and flew in their "bits of stick and string,"re-creates the romantic era when man first dared the miracle of flight. His anecdotal account, illustrated with 125 photographs--many from his personal album--covers the decade and a half of aeronautical history from the Wright brothers' exploits at Kitty Hawk to the outbreak of World War I.
Editor's Note:

I had the pleasure of knowing Henry for several years before his death. I found him to be a delightful companion and a remarkable source of information on the entire field of aviation. I can recommend his book, without hesitation, as an essential resource for anyone interested in the history of early aviation.
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