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  • Collection: IWASM Archived Photographs

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Youngest North Carolinian female pilot, commercial pilot and Ninety-Nine member Myrtle Cagle was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.

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Civil Air Patrol and Ninety-Nines member Georgiana McConnell passed away in 2012 at the age of 86. She lived an exciting life, competing in air races such as the Powder Puff Derby, Skylady Derby & Petticoat Derby.

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Pilot and Akron, Ohio teacher Jean Hixson was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.

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Aviatrix Patricia Jetton was a member of the Ninety-Nines and air race participant.

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Joan Merriam Smith was the second woman to fly solo around the world, setting numerous men and women records in the process. In 1965, Smith passed away after she crashed a plane in California.

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Pilot and Akron, Ohio teacher Jean Hixson was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13. She is shown here using special equipment.

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Well-known aviatrix Jerrie Cobb is shown going through astronaut testing in Cleveland in 1960. A year later Cobb was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in Albuquerque, making her a member of…

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Myrtle Cagle was the youngest North Carolinian female pilot, a commercial pilot and Ninety-Nine member. Myrtle Cagle is shown taking the one of the many tests she eventually passed to become a member of the Mercury 13.

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Myrtle Cagle was the youngest North Carolinian female pilot, a commercial pilot and member of the Ninety-Nines. Myrtle Cagle is shown taking the one of the many tests she eventually passed to become a member of the Mercury 13.

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WASP and Congressional Gold Metal recipient Thelma Miller is seen here at Avenger Field in Stillwater, Texas. Miller was from Norwalk, Ohio and passed away in 2010.

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