Item 371N1902 - George O. Noville at air circus on Swan Island, Portland

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George O. Noville at air circus on Swan Island, Portland


  • 1928-06 (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Portrait of a smiling man, aviator and explorer George O. Noville, wearing a suit, tie, and pince-nez. The photograph was taken on Saturday, June 9 or Sunday, June 10, 1928, at Swan Island airport in Portland. According to stories in the Oregon Journal on June 8 and June 10, 1928, Noville planned to attend the Portland’s second annual air carnival at Swan Island on June 10 and stay the week to see the Rose Festival. He arrived on June 9. See related image Nos. 371N2516, 371N2520, and 371N5952. Image note: The name “O. G. Noville [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N1902

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1.3 MiB


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