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Crowd gathered around Curtiss Oriole biplane

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a Curtiss Oriole biplane with the words “ ‘THE SKY PILOT’ “ painted on the side near the tail. An unidentified person is sitting in the plane’s rear seat. In the background is a crowd of onlookers. The text “Crawford, William C.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0236, 376G0237, 376G0238, and 376G0239.

Crowd gathered around Curtiss Oriole biplane

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a crowd of people gathered around a Curtiss Oriole biplane. An unidentified person is sitting in the plane’s rear seat. The text “Crawford, William C.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0236, 376G0237, 376G0238, and 376G0240.

Curtiss “Jenny” biplane in a field

Photograph, taken from the front and side, showing a Curtiss JN-series biplane, known as the “Jenny.” The plane is parked in a field. The text “ ‘Jenny’ airplane” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0117, 376G0118, 376G0119, and 376G0120.

Curtiss “Jenny” biplane in a field

Photograph, taken from the rear and side, showing a Curtiss JN-series biplane, known as the “Jenny.” The plane is parked in a field. The text “ ‘Jenny’ airplane” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0117, 376G0118, 376G0119, and 376G0121.

Curtiss “Jenny” biplane in a field

Photograph, taken from the rear and side, showing a Curtiss JN-series biplane, known as the “Jenny.” The plane is parked in a field. The text “ ‘Jenny’ airplane” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0117, 376G0118, 376G0120, and 376G0121.

Two unidentified aviators with Curtiss “Jenny” biplane

Portrait of two unidentified aviators with a biplane. The man on the right is sitting in the plane’s rear seat and is wearing a flight jacket and an aviator cap and goggles. The man on the left is standing next to the plane with one hand on his hip and is wearing a flight jacket, balaclava, and aviator cap and goggles. The plane is one of the Curtiss JN series, known as the “Jenny.” The text “ ‘Jenny’ airplane” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0117, 376G0119, 376G0120, and 376G0121.

Unidentified aviator with Curtiss “Jenny” biplane

Full-length portrait of an unidentified aviator leaning against a biplane. He is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles, a flight jacket, breeches, and boots. The plane is one of the Curtiss JN series, known as the “Jenny.” The text “ ‘Jenny’ airplane” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0118, 376G0119, 376G0120, and 376G0121.

Photograph of Lieutenant Alexander Pearson, pilot, with Curtis R-8 airplane

Photograph of a photograph. The original picture is a three-quarters portrait of Lt. Alexander Pearson standing next to a Curtiss R-8 airplane. He is wearing a flight suit, smiling, and facing front with his hands on his hips. In the upper right corner of the original picture is the number “01447.” Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, was named for Pearson in May 1925, after his death in an aircraft accident in September 1924.

Wedell and Tex Rankin with airplane

Full-length portrait of two men standing in front of a monoplane and facing front. On the side of the plane are a partially visible emblem and the words “Air Service Inc.” The text “Wedell - Rankin + Plane” is written on negative. The man at right is pilot Tex Rankin.

George L. Baker and two unidentified men with airplane

Photograph showing George L. Baker (right) with two unidentified men and a two-seater biplane. Baker and one of the men are standing next to the plane, facing one another, and are holding a document. The third man is sitting on top of the plane and looking down at them. Both of the unidentified men are wearing aviator caps and goggles. Painted on the side of the plane, below the cockpit, are the words “Rolla L. Simmons / Portland’s Ambassador to His Honor the Mayor / We Invite You to the 1932 Rose Festival.”

Unidentified group with airplane

Photograph of eight unidentified people, five men and three women, posing with a biplane and facing front. At left, two unidentified men are fueling the plane. A mark that may be the number 1 is written on negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Frank M. Hawks’ airplane at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing pilot Frank M. Hawks’ monoplane at Swan Island airport in Portland on November 28, 1931. On the nose of the plane are the words “TEXACO NO. 13.” The photograph was taken as Hawks arrived for a brief visit to 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: “The noted flier’s noted plane, Texaco No. 13, as it rolled to a stop on Swan Island.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about Hawks. Also see image Nos. 374N0278 and 374N0299, which were published with this photograph, and image No. 374N0300.

Men loading sacks of mail onto airplane

Photograph showing a group of men with a biplane. Next to the plane is a cart with U. S. mail sacks on top. The man at left is standing with one foot in the cockpit and the other on a small platform on the side of the plane. He is lifting a bag of mail that is being handed up to him by the second man from left. The third man from left is looking at a sack of mail on the cart, and the other two men are standing nearby, facing toward the camera. The second man from left, who may be the pilot, is identified as “Householder” on the negative for related image No. 374N0304.

Unidentified man with Bidwell-Yale Air Service plane

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man standing next to a monoplane. He is facing front and looking to the right. He has one elbow on the plane’s nose and the other hand in his pocket. He is wearing a jacket, breeches, and boots. On the side of the plane are the words “Bidwell-Yale Air Service.” See related image No. 374N0274.

Unidentified man with airplane

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man in coveralls standing next to a monoplane. He is facing front, has one hand on his hip, and is resting his other arm on the nose of the plane. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Unidentified man with airplane

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man standing next to a single-engine monoplane parked near a hangar. The man is facing to the right and standing with his hands folded behind him. He is wearing a hat, jacket, and trousers.

Dick Rankin’s airplane in field

Photograph showing a monoplane in a field with its propellers in motion. The name of pilot Dick Rankin is painted on the nacelle of the left engine. An unidentified man in coveralls is crouching next to the plane’s left wheel and has one hand on the tire. The plane’s tail number is NC-7092. Also painted on the tail are the letters “BACH” and a number that may be “3675.”

Airplane outside hangar

Photograph showing a monoplane parked outside a hangar. The bottom portion of a logo and the words “AIR SERVICE INC.” are painted on the plane’s fuselage behind the wing. On the plane’s tail is a number that may be “NR278V.”

Geiser and airplane outside hangar

Full-length portrait of a man standing next to a monoplane parked outside a hangar. He is facing front and leaning against the plane’s wing. On the opposite wing is the number 10678. The text “Geiser + Plane” written on negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 374N0306.

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