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Plates in: California aeronautics photograph album : Dole Race and others, pg. 51. Newspaper portrait of Ralph Lowes, with caption "Ralph Lewes". 2009-0713. 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. Ralph Lowes was navigator on "The City of Peoria", graduate of the Annapolis Naval Academy, resided in Peoria, Ill.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
1 photomechanical print ; 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.
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