Biplane, Old Orchard Beach, 1920

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Biplane, Old Orchard Beach, 1920

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Harry Jones, pilot and owner of Capt. Jones Flying Corp., Old Orchard, with Dorothy Nason of Westbrook.

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

Dorothy Nasan had been crowned "Miss Westbrook."

Harry M. Jones ran a business of sightseeing flights out of his hangar in Old Orchard Beach beginning in 1919 and continuing until about 1930.

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  • Title: Biplane, Old Orchard Beach, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Old Orchard Beach
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1761
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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