H96.1.2340

25-May-38
6.25 in HIGH x 8.25 in WIDE
(15.87 cm HIGH x 20.95 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers
H96.1.2340


Tribune clipping on the back, May 25, 1938-- "As the Oakland Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Oakland Advertising Club joined at luncheon yesterday, aviators from far and near gathered to celebrate opening of the Pacific International Air Races Saturday. Among those present were (left to right) Harry Bell of the Junior Chamber, toastmaster; M.C. Gale (standing), president of the Junior Chamber; Mary Jane Johnstone, air race official; R.G. Hunter, vice-president of the Advertising Club; Col. Roscoe Turner, speed flier; Mike Murphy, stunt flier, and V.J. LaMotte, president of the Oakland Chamber of Commerce. Speakers were of the belief the races will attain National Importance.- Tribune photo." Photo shows Bell, Johnstone and Hunter sitting at a table with lunch plates and glasses on the table. Standing between Bell and Johnstone is Gale who is leaning slightly over them.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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