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  • Collection: IWASM Archived Photographs

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A group of seven WAFS walk side by side toward a large military plane on an airfield. Among those walking are K. Bernheim, G. Tubbs, D. Fulton, B.Gillies, H. McGilvery, T. James and N. Batson.

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Jerri Sloan Truhill kneels to polish the wing of a Beech Bonanza plane while her co-pilot, Martha Ann Reading lays underneath the plane. The women were both well-known aviatrixes. Truhill was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the…

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Famous aviatrix Jacqueline (Jackie) Cochran stands in front her plane that is adorned with a victory wreath.

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Aviatrix Jacqueline (Jackie) Cochran standing in the cockpit of a T-38 plane.

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Elisabeth Borelli stands by her plane holding her helmet.

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French pilot Anna-Marie Peltier, pictured here with her arms crossed next to a plane, was a F-27 captain for the Air Intern in France. Attached to the photograph is a typed description in French.

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French pioneering pilot Marcelle Choisnet-Gohard, pictured here in a flight suit getting into a small plane, was an international glider champion. A paper attached to the bottom of the picture has a description typed in French.

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This edition of the New York World-Telegram featured a story of the celebration in Washington, D.C. for fifty years of powered flight. The first page featured nine photographs of notable individuals, Row 1- Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright, and Berliot.…

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Ruth Nichols in fur flight suit by Akita before her world altitude flight.

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Ruth Law sits with her hands at the lever controls of her self-built aircraft. The hand-written caption on the back of the photograph reads "Center section view of Curtiss Model E. [illegible] which I had built for my exhibition flight and won med…
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