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c. 1959 Hawthorn Boosters of Portland D&BC photo

From the 1964 Thunderbirds Show Program

The Hawks were sponsored by the Portland Police D&BC

The bass drum in the photo above belonged to the Portland Police DC.  See below.

Portland Police 1938 – 1957

 

 

July 8, 1960, Seaside Oregon

Oregon State American Legion Championships

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

July 8, 1960, Seaside Oregon

Oregon State American Legion Championships

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

July 8, 1960

Hawthorn Hawks Drumline & American Section

Oregon State American Legion Championships

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

 

Hawthorne Hawks, June 23, 1961 

Oregon State American Legion Championships?

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

1961 Hawthorne Hawks Drum Quartet

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

1961 Hawthorne Hawks

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

Sweet photo of the 1961 or ’62 Hawthorne Hawks at a decommissioned gas station

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

March 1962

Hawthorne Hawks inside Portland International Airport

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

March 1962 at Portland International Airport.

Welcoming the National President of the American Legion Auxiliary

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

March 1962

Check out the hawks on the drums!

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

 

1964 Hawks of Oregon

New name in 1963 and new uniforms in 1964

 

 

1964 Hawks (left) and Leathernecks Sr. (right)

The Leathernecks also sponsored the Hawks for a time in the 1960s

 

 

 

June 4, 1966 Drumkhana, Milwaukie, OR

B-Division Winners

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

 

1965 or ’66 Salem Optirama

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

 

1966

 

 

 

1967 Portland Hawks

 

 

 

1967 Hawks

Main Street, downtown Pendleton, OR

(Donated Photo!!)

 

 

1969 Hawks Drum Quartet

 

 

1970 Hawks at the Salem Optirama

 

 

1970

 

 

1970 Hawks in American Legion Parade

Downtown Portland OR

Notice the double-bass drums (like large tri’s but minus one).  They were popular prior to 1972.

 

 

1970

 

 

Hawks 1970 American Legion Finals Medal

 

 

 

1971 Hawks

 

 

1971 Hawks at Madison HS in Portland

 

 

 

 

September 1, 1973. 

Hawks at the NWDCA Championships