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Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly and Captain John M. Stanley in plane after return to Pearson Field

Photograph of two aviators in a plane outside a hangar at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on Friday, January 7, 1927. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, January 8, 1927, under the headline “Here’s Kelly — If Anyone Asks.” The photograph had the following caption: “After losing and finding themselves again while looking for Leslie Brownlee, lost on Mount Hood, Lieutenant Oakley Kelly and Captain John Stanley returned Friday to Vancouver barracks. They were greeted by Motorcycle Patrolmen Regan and Tauscher, who joined in the search for them. Kelly is shown in the front seat of the plane, Stanley behind.” According to an accompanying story, headlined “Kelly Tells of Harrowing Trip; Never Such Fog,” Stanley and Kelly had left on Wednesday, January 5, to conduct an aerial search of Mount Hood for Brownlee, but were caught in a storm and dense fog. They were forced to fly east and land in a field about five miles from Long Creek, in Grant County. According to the story, they spent the night in the field with the plane and walked to get help and fuel the next morning. On their return flight, they were delayed by another storm and spent the night of Thursday, January 6, in Pendleton before continuing to Vancouver on January 7. See related image No. 371N5908. Image note: The text “Kelly + Stanley” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington

Portrait of a smiling man, Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly, commander of the 321st Observation Squadron at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington. He is near a hangar at Pearson and is wearing a fur-trimmed coat and an aviator cap and goggles. The text “Kelly” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly and Captain John M. Stanley in plane after return to Pearson Field

Photograph of two aviators, Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly (front seat) and Captain John M. Stanley (rear seat) in an airplane after their return to Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on Friday, January 7, 1927. Kelly is handing his parachute to a man on the ground. A similar photograph, image No. 371N1395, was published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, January 8, 1927. According to a story that accompanied the photograph, Kelly and Stanley had left on Wednesday, January 5, to conduct an aerial search for a boy, Leslie Brownlee, who was missing on Mount Hood. However, they were caught in a storm and dense fog, the Journal reported, and were forced to fly east and land in a field about five miles from Long Creek, in Grant County. According to the article, they spent the night in the field with the plane and walked to get help and fuel the next morning. On their return flight, they were delayed by another storm and spent the night of Thursday, January 6, in Pendleton before continuing to Vancouver on January 7. Image note: The text “Kelly + Stanley” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Lieutenant William B. Clark holding monkey at Pearson Field, Vancouver, Wash.

Portrait of Lieutenant William B. Clark at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on June 30, 1927. He is standing next to an airplane and is looking at a monkey that is perched on his upraised arm. This photograph and two others were published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, July 1, 1927, under the headline “Lieut. Kelly Flies Back With Pals.” The photograph had the following caption: “Lieutenant W. B. Clark and ‘Jocko.’ ” According to an article accompanying the photographs, Clark and the monkey rode with Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly, commander at Pearson Field, on Kelly’s return flight from a trip to the east coast to greet aviator Charles Lindbergh. The monkey belonged to Kelly’s mother, the article reported. See related image No. 371N6162.

Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly and Lieutenant William B. Clark with monkey at Pearson Field, Wash.

Photograph of Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly and Lieutenant William B. Clark with a monkey named Jocko at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on Thursday, June 30, 1927. They are standing next to an Army Air Corps airplane. According to an article published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on July 1, 1927, Clark and Jocko rode with Kelly on his return flight from a trip east to greet aviator Charles Lindbergh. The monkey belonged to Kelly’s mother, the article reported. See related image No. 371N6152.