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Man seated in stands, smoking

Photograph of an unidentified man smoking as he sits in the stands of an arena. An unidentified woman is visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Crowd around Spirit of St. Louis before Lindbergh’s departure from Portland

Photograph of spectators gathered around Charles Lindbergh’s plane, the Spirit of St. Louis, at the Swan Island airfield in Portland on September 16, 1927, shortly before his departure for San Francisco. Lindbergh stopped in Portland during a flying tour of the United States, arriving on September 14, 1927. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four pictures published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on September 16, 1927, under the headline: “In the Glorious Early Morning as Lindy Sailed South.” The photograph had the following caption information: “The Spirit of St. Louis just before the hop-off.” The photograph accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about Lindbergh’s visit and departure.

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Crew refueling pilot Frank M. Hawks’ airplane in Portland

Photograph of a crowd watching as two men refuel Captain Frank M. Hawks’ plane at Swan Island airport in Portland on Saturday, January 23, 1932. Hawks is standing in the cockpit. He made two brief fuel stops in Portland that day while flying from Agua Caliente, Mexico to Vancouver, British Columbia, and back in a successful attempt to set a speed record. On Sunday, January 24, 1932, the Oregon Journal published a story about Hawks’ flight on Page 1, under the headline “Hawks Sets Record for 2-Way Dash.” According to the story, Hawks set a new round-trip speed record of 13 hours, 43 minutes, 59 seconds.

Crew refueling pilot Frank M. Hawks’ airplane in Portland

Photograph of a crowd watching as two men refuel Captain Frank M. Hawks’ plane at Swan Island airport in Portland on Saturday, January 23, 1932. Hawks made two brief fuel stops in Portland that day while flying from Agua Caliente, Mexico, to Vancouver, British Columbia, and back in a successful attempt to set a speed record. On Sunday, January 24, 1932, the Oregon Journal published a story about Hawks’ flight on Page 1, under the headline “Hawks Sets Record for 2-Way Dash.” According to the story, Hawks set a new round-trip speed record of 13 hours, 43 minutes, 59 seconds.

Crowd at Swan Island airport, Portland, for arrival of Northwest Air Tour

Photograph showing a crowd at the Swan Island airport terminal in Portland on Saturday, August 2, 1930, to watch the arrival of aviators on the Northwest Air Tour. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 3, 1930. The photographs were published under the headline “Crowd Welcomes Northwest Air Tour to Swan Island.” The photographs accompanied an article about the tour, headlined “Sky Rovers Tarry Here Over Night.” This photograph had the following caption: “A shot of the crowd on hand to welcome the fliers.” Image note: The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Spectators at air circus, Swan Island, Portland

Photograph of a crowd outdoors behind a cordon. The photograph was probably taken on Sunday, June 10, 1928, at Swan Island airport during Portland’s second annual air circus. Behind the crowd is an airplane with the words “Standard of California” on the side. The plane, a tri-motor Ford-Stout owned by the Standard Oil Company, was on exhibit at Swan Island during the air show, according to a story about the event on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on June 11, 1928. The Journal reported that more than 6,000 people attended the air show, which included stunts, races, parachuting, and a double wedding on a plane. See related image Nos. 371N1902, 371N2516, and 371N2520. Image note: The number 9 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Crowd around Rankin brothers’ airplane On-to-Oregon

Photograph showing a crowd gathered around a Stinson Detroiter monoplane named On-to-Oregon, possibly at Rankin airfield in Portland. The photograph was probably taken in August 1930, when pilot Tex Rankin and his brothers, Dick Rankin and Dud Rankin, flew the plane in four unsuccessful attempts to set a record for endurance flying. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

People gathered around Rankin brothers’ airplane On-to-Oregon

Photograph showing people gathered around a Stinson Detroiter monoplane named On-to-Oregon, possibly at Rankin airfield in Portland. On the side of the plane are its name and artwork by A. G. Weber depicting oxen and a covered wagon. The photograph was probably taken in August 1930, when pilot Tex Rankin and his brothers, Dick Rankin and Dud Rankin, flew the plane in four unsuccessful attempts to set a record for endurance flying. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

Man driving speedboat under Morrison Bridge, Portland, as crowd watches

Photograph showing an unidentified man driving a speedboat under the Morrison Bridge in Portland. The bridge is crowded with spectators. The view is to the northwest. The text “N30” is etched on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The boat and driver may be the same ones pictured in image No. 373G0422.

President Warren G. Harding addressing crowd in Meacham, Oregon

Photograph showing President Warren G. Harding on a reviewing stand, delivering an address to a crowd in Meacham, Oregon, on July 3, 1923. Harding spoke in Meacham during a trip across the nation. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, July 4, 1923. It was one of eight photographs published under the headline “Scenes at Meacham Where Early West Lived Again for President Harding and Party.” The photograph had the following caption: “President Harding addressing the crowd of 20,000 persons who gathered from Oregon, Washington and Idaho points to see the president and to take part in the dedication of the Oregon Trail at the Top o’ the Blue Mountains.” See related image Nos. 371N1048, 371N1049, 371N1052, 371N1053, 371N1054, 371N1055, 371N1056, 371N1058, 371N1059, and 371N1060. Also see image Nos. 371N0140, 371N1047, 371N1050, 371N1051, 371N1057, and 371N1172 from Harding’s subsequent stop in Portland.

Crowd surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt’s car at Union Station in Portland

Photograph showing a crowd surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt’s car after his arrival at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932. Roosevelt, then governor of New York visited Portland on his campaign for the presidency. See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and crowd at Union Station in Portland

Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt doffing his hat as he sits in an open-topped car at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932. With Roosevelt in the back seat of the car are Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin (center) and Carl Donaugh (left), chairman of the Oregon Democratic central committee. A crowd of people is gathered behind the car. Roosevelt was in Portland to campaign for the presidency. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 21, 1932, under the headline “Oregon Greets Democracy’s Choice.” See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Two people and row of cars at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing two unidentified people standing among a row of cars outdoors at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

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