Harry Jones, Old Orchard Beach, 1938

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Harry Jones, Old Orchard Beach, 1938

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This photograph taken on Old Orchard Beach on January 13, 1938 depicts Harry Jones (1890-1973) with unidentified person on his left, being presented with a beanpot by an American Airlines pilot, the stewardess and American Airlines executive.

The beanpot is symbolic of his first attempt at air freight in 1912.

Jones operated a flying service and airport at Old Orchard Beach from 1918 to 1933.

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About This Item

  • Title: Harry Jones, Old Orchard Beach, 1938
  • Creation Date: 1938-01-13
  • Subject Date: 1938-01-13
  • Location: Old Orchard Beach, York County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: HJScr3_p029_001
  • Collection: Harry Jones Scrapbook Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
P.O. Box 464, Old Orchard, ME 04064
(207) 934-9319

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