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Title
Charles W. Parkhurst, "pilot"
Date Created and/or Issued
[1927]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 3 3/8 x 3 in.
Language
English
Subject
Parkhurst, Charles W.--Photographs
Dole Air Race--Photographs
Airplane racing--California--Oakland
Air pilots--California--Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Portrait photographs
Place
California
Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)

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