Hester, Dorothy

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Dorothy Hester, pilot

Portrait of stunt pilot Dorothy Hester next to an airplane. She is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles.The text “Dorothy Hester” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Dorothy Hester and Robert Hofer?

Portrait of a smiling young woman and young man standing next to each other outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Hester” is written on the negative below the young woman and the name “Hofer” is written below the young man. The writing is visible at the bottom of the image. The woman is Dorothy Hester and the man is probably Robert Hofer. Hester and Hofer, both pilots, married on June 30, 1934.

Dorothy Hester and Tex Rankin next to airplane

Photograph of pilots Dorothy Hester and Tex Rankin standing next to an airplane. Hester is pointing toward the top left and is looking at Rankin; he is looking in the direction she is pointing. The text “Hester” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the negative.

Dorothy Hester, pilot

Portrait of stunt pilot Dorothy Hester seated on top of an airplane with her legs in the cockpit. She is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles, a sweater, and a skirt. The text “Dorothy Hester” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Tex Rankin, Dorothy Hester, and two unidentified men next to plane

Photograph showing pilots Tex Rankin (second from left, in flight suit) and Dorothy Hester standing next to an airplane with two unidentified men. Rankin and the man next to him are looking at an envelope they are holding. Hester and the man on the right are looking at a document he is holding. The man is wearing a uniform and a badge with “PFD” on it. The text “Am. Legion + Rankin” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Pilot Dorothy Hester wearing bracelet honoring her for stunt flying

Photograph of pilot Dorothy Hester wearing a silver bracelet she received in November 1930 for her accomplishments in stunt flying. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 3 of the motoring and aviation section of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, November 30, 1930. The photograph and a brief article were published under the headline “ ‘Worthy.’ “ The photograph had the following caption: “That was the term used in describing Miss Dorothy Hester as a pilot when Lady Drummond-Hay, president of the Women’s International Association of Aeronautics, sent her the bracelet which Dorothy is proudly displaying in the picture. She also was given a life membership in the organization.”

Commander Richard E. Byrd and pilot Dorothy Hester

Photograph showing the aviator, explorer, and United States Navy officer Richard E. Byrd with pilot Dorothy Hester. They are standing side by side. Byrd is wearing a visor cap and an overcoat; Hester is wearing a hat, overcoat, collared shirt, and sweater. See related image Nos. 371N0389 and 371N0390.

Pilots Frank M. Hawks, Dorothy Hester, and Tex Rankin at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing (from left) pilots Frank M. Hawks, Dorothy Hester, and Tex Rankin next to Hawks’ airplane at Swan Island airport in Portland. The photograph was taken on Saturday, November 28, 1931, after Hawks flew from San Francisco for a brief stay in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal’s city edition on Sunday, November 29, 1931. The photographs were published under the headline “Three Hours From San Francisco.” They had the caption: “Captain Frank M. Hawks said his exact time from San Francisco to Portland Saturday was three hours and five minutes. But at that, he wasn’t trying for speed—just jogging along.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Three famous fliers get together (from left), Hawks, Dorothy Hester, and Tex Rankin.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about Hawks. Also see image Nos. 374N0276 and 374N0299, which were published with this photograph, and image No. 374N0300.

Tex Rankin, Amelia Earhart, and Dorothy Hester

Photograph showing (from left) pilots Tex Rankin, Amelia Earhart, and Dorothy Hester sitting in a row on a couch. Rankin and Earhart are looking toward Hester. Earhart is holding a bouquet of roses. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, February 1, 1933. The photograph had the headline “Noted Aviatrix in Portland” and the following caption: “Amelia Earhart, internationally famous woman flier, arrived in Portland early Wednesday to lecture at the Masonic temple Thursday night. She was met at the Union station by local members of the Ninety-Nine club, women’s flying organization, who breakfasted with her at the Benson hotel, and Tex Rankin, governor of Oregon of the National Aeronautics association. In the group are Tex Rankin, Miss Earhart, and Dorothy Hester.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Scribe Learns Miss Earhart is Very Feminine.” See related image Nos. 371N0768, 374N0282, and 374N0283.