Riding in a biplane, Old Orchard Beach, 1920

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Riding in a biplane, Old Orchard Beach, 1920

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Harry Jones, pilot and owner of Capt. Jones Flying Corp., Old Orchard. He ran a business of sightseeing flights out of his hangar from 1919 to 1930.

He is with Dorothy Nason of Westbrook, who was crowned "Miss Westbrook" and "Miss Evening Express," in 1920.

They are boarding for a flight over Portland to drop "bombs" of gift certificates as a publicity stunt.

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  • Title: Riding in a biplane, Old Orchard Beach, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Town: Old Orchard Beach
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1765
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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