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Captain Harry M. Jones, A.S.O.R.C., shows the message dropped by Lt. Erik H. Nelson as he passed over Old Orchard.
The message reads: "Greetings from The World Fliers, en route Pictou, N.S. to Boston Mass, U.S.A. This is our answer to the question 'Are you glad to be back:' Hello, everybody - you bet we are glad to be back. Regards from each. (Signed) Lowell H. Smith, Erik H. Nelson, Leigh Wade, Leslie P. Arnold, John Harding, Jr., H.H. Ogden."
Jones wrote under the image in his scrapbook, "Message dropped from the Army Round-The-World flyers - 1924."
About This Item
- Title: Harry Jones with World Fliers greeting, 1924
- Creation Date: 1924
- Subject Date: 1924
- Town: Old Orchard Beach
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 19 cm
- Local Code: HJScr3_p011_001
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Jones, Harry M., 1890-1973
- Air pilots--American
- Flights around the world
- Transatlantic flights
- Transcontinental flights
- Military air pilots
For more information about this item, contact:Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
P.O. Box 464, Old Orchard, ME 04064
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