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Amelia Earhart

Three-quarters portrait of pilot Amelia Earhart sitting on a couch, facing front, and holding a bouquet of roses. The photograph was taken on Wednesday, February 1, 1933, after Earhart arrived in Portland to give a lecture. That day, a story about Earhart and a related photograph, image No. 374N0284, were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal. See additional related image Nos. 374N0282 and 374N0283. Image note: The text “Amelia Earhardt [sic]” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

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 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.

Louise McPhetridge? and Warren with airplane

Portrait of a man and woman leaning against an airplane. Both are wearing aviator caps and goggles. The text “Warren + McPheltridge [sic]” is written on the negative and is partially visible on the right side of the image. The woman may be pilot Louise McPhetridge (later Louise McPhetridge Thaden).

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.”

Mary Equi, pilot

Portrait of a smiling young woman wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles, a jacket, a collared shirt and tie, and a vest. The name “Mary Equi” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

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.

Pilot Leah Hing?

Head and shoulders portrait of a woman facing right and looking toward the front. She is wearing a hat, scarf, and jacket. She is unidentified but may be the pilot Leah Hing.

Amelia Earhart and unidentified woman

Photograph showing pilot Amelia Earhart (right) and an unidentified woman sitting on a couch, facing one another, and smiling. Earhart is holding a bouquet of roses. The woman at right is wearing a ribbon with the words “Portland Chamber of Commerce / Hospitality” on it. The photograph was taken on Wednesday, February 1, 1933, after Earhart arrived in Portland to give a lecture. That day, a story about Earhart and a related photograph, image No. 374N0284, were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal. See additional related image Nos. 371N0768 and 374N0283.

Amelia Earhart and five unidentified women

Full-length portrait of pilot Amelia Earhart (front row, center) with five unidentified women. Earhart and two of the women are sitting on a couch; the other three people are standing in a row behind them. Earhart is holding a bouquet of roses. The woman in the front row at left is wearing a ribbon with the words “Portland Chamber of Commerce / Hospitality” on it. The photograph was taken on Wednesday, February 1, 1933, after Earhart arrived in Portland to give a lecture. That day, a story about Earhart and a related photograph, image No. 374N0284, were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal. See additional related image Nos. 371N0768 and 374N0282.

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.

Pilot Gladys O’Donnell and five unidentified women with airplane

Full-length portrait showing six women leaning against the wing of a biplane and facing front. The women at left and third from left are each wearing a ribbon on which the following text is visible: “AIR TOURIST / PACIFIC NORTHWEST AIR TOURS.” The second woman from left is pilot Gladys O’Donnell; the others are unidentified. See related image No. 374N0307 of O’Donnell. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

Edna Christofferson, pilot

Half-length portrait of a woman, pilot Edna Christofferson, standing outdoors near an airplane. She is facing front, looking to the left, and carrying an overcoat. She is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles, a dress, and a scarf. The name “Mrs Edna Christoferson [sic]” and the number 8 are written on the negative.

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