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Plates in: California aeronautics photograph album : Dole Race and others, pg. 51. Bust-length portrait in helmut and flying goggles. 2009-0710. James D. Dole put up prize money for first planes to cross from the mainland to Honolulu. On Aug. 26th, 1927, eight planes (Dolebirds) left Oakland for what became the Dole Air Race – Golden Eagle, Aloha, Woolaroc, Miss Doran, Oklahoma, Dallas Spirit, El Encanto, Pabco Flyer. Pilot of the biplane, City of Peoria. Commercial pilot for National Airways System of Lomax, Ill.
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