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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.

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing a crowd of people, possibly workers and their families, at a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” award to an unidentified company. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 10 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Pruner family?, seated in stands

Head and shoulders portrait of a young woman, a man, and a woman sitting in a row in stands. They are behind a chicken-wire fence. They are smiling and facing front. A name that may be “Pruner” is written on the negative at bottom center.

Spectators at swim meet?

Photograph of people seated on benches next to an outdoor swimming pool that is divided into lanes. They may be attending a swim meet. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Platform diver in midair

Photograph of an unidentified diver in midair next to the diving platform. Several spectators are watching from a lower platform below. The number 23 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Spectators at racetrack

Photograph of spectators at a racetrack, probably watching horse racing. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also see image No. 371N3096.

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