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Title
Ralph C. Lowes, "navigator"
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.
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.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photomechanical print ; 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.
Language
English
Subject
Lowes, Ralph C.--Photographs
Dole Air Race--Photographs
Airplane racing--California--Oakland
Air pilots--California--Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)--Photographs
Photomechanical prints
Photograph albums
Portrait photographs
Place
California
Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)

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