Ruth Nichols Photograph Collection


Ruth Nichols Photograph Collection



Ruth Nichols Photograph Collection of The International Women's Air & Space Museum.

Collection Items

Ruth Nichols Wearing a Fur Coat for Setting an Altitude Record
Ruth Nichols before or after setting an altitude record.

Photograph by H. A. Sohoenhals.

Ruth Nichols with Lady and Male Pilot
Aviation pioneer and multiple record breaker Ruth Nichols is shown in civilian attire next to an elderly woman and a male pilot. The threesome are standing in front of a plane.

Ruth Nichols Atop a Plane
An enthusiastic Ruth Nichols gives a big wave and smile while sitting on top of a plane's wing.

Ruth Nichols Talking to a Group of Men by Plane
Lone female pilot Ruth Nichols stands next to a plane, surrounded by a group of men appearing to be pilots and mechanics.

Photograph by H. A. Schoenhals Photography.

Ruth Nichols After Breaking Record
Well-known aviatrix Ruth Nichols is congratulated after setting a new altitude record by fellow pilot Clarence Chamberlin and his wife, Wilda.

Ruth Nichols Stands in Front of Plane
Ruth Nichols is seen in her regular clothes standing in front of a large airplane.

Photo by Schoenhals Photography

Sea Plane
Two military men and two mechanics are seen standing next to a sea plane.

Ruth Nichols and Two Men
Record breaker Ruth Nichols sits in a plane cockpit with a Chamber of Commerce employee and pilot.

Ruth Nichols Stands Casually
Famous and record breaking aviatrix Ruth Nichols poses in a casual fashion in front of a plane.

Mechanics Work on Ruth Nichols' Plane
The famous, record breaking aviatrix, Ruth Nichols sits in white on the rear wing of this airplane. The jumpsuit clad men appear to be working on the plane's mechanics.
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