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Title
Arthur Goebel - won first place. Returned August 31st, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
1927
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Bust length portrait of flyer in flying helmet and googles.
2009-0517.
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.oney 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. Goebel was stunt pilot for movie industry.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.
Language
English
Subject
Goebel, Arthur Cornelius,, 1895-1973--Photographs
Dole Air Race--Photographs
Airplane racing--California--Oakland
Air pilots--California--Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Photograph albums
Place
California
Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)

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