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Harley W. and Lucille Luker Photograph Collection

Biography

Harley Luker was born on May 22, 1907, in Fort Worth, Texas. Harley and Lucille were married in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on December 21, 1938.

Harley and Todd Davis opened an aircraft company in Oklahoma City in 1937. He flew for the National Guard and airmail.

The Luker family moved to Fort Worth where Harley became a test pilot for Consolidated. They moved to Florida after World War II but later returned to Fort Worth. Harley worked for Jack Robinson’s Flying Service and Melody Homes at Hicks Field. Lucille opened a floral shop at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Harley died on November 17, 1983 and Lucille on October 31, 1990.

Provenance

The Luker photographs were donated from a unknown source sometime before 1991.

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of six boxes of photographs of the Luker family.

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Last updated: July 1, 2014