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Aviatrix Tracy Pilurs seated in the cockpit of her bi-plane accompanied by her stuffed animal cat mascot.

The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) founder Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran salutes from the cockpit of a Seversky before taking off for a long distance record flight.

Aviatrixes Blanche Noyes, Louise Smith, and Virginia Thompson, presenting the first Amelia Earhart Day Cover to President John F. Kennedy.

Aviatrix Page Shamburger is best known for being the first woman to fly into the eye of a hurricane in 1965.

Geraldine "Jerri" Sloan Truhill standing in front of a plane, wearing a Lycra flight suit designed by John Weyatts.

Alys McKey Bryant standing in front of a Curtiss biplane on July 31, 1913 around 3 P.M. in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This photo was presumably taken shortly after she became the first woman to fly in Canada.

Aviatrix Jacqueline “Jackie” Cochran sitting in the cockpit of a Northrop T-38 Talon supersonic twin-jet trainer with Chuck Yeager standing on the ladder next to her.

Aviatrix Louise Sacchi standing in front of a Cessna 140.

Virginia Thomas accepting the Ohio Achievement Award in 1956. She joined the Ninety-Nines in 1947.

Aviatrix Virgina Thomas standing next to a plane. She is wearing an Amelia Earhart medallion pendant and a Ninety-Nines pin.

Louise Sacchi standing beside a Beechcraft plane in front of a Beechcraft factory. She is wearing “The Spanish Medal.” Sacchi was preparing to deliver the Spanish Fleet of Beechcraft airplanes to Spain in 1971.

17 Beechcraft airplanes with Spanish N-numbers sit outside a Beechcraft factory in preparation for delivery to Spain.

French aviatrix Baroness Raymonde de Laroche sitting at the controls of a pusher biplane. She was the first woman to ever receive a pilot's license.

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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…

Ruth Nichols standing in front of her plane, wearing a fur flight suit by Akita. This picture was taken before her world altitude record flight.

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A compilation of nine photographs of notable individuals in flight accompanying an advertisement for Beechcraft planes, featuring a story about early female pilot Blanche Stuart Scott and her flight in a Beechcraft model. These clippings come from an…

French pilot Marcelle Choisnet-Gohard in a flight suit getting into a small plane. She held international records for gliding. A paper attached to the bottom of the picture has a description typed in French.

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.

Elisabeth Borelli stands by her plane holding her helmet.

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

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Aviatrix Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran standing in front of her plane that is adorned with a victory wreath.

A group of seven Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) walk side by side at the Fairchild plant in Hagerstown, Maryland. From left to right, those walking are:
Kathryn (Sis) Bernheim,
Gertrude Meserve,
Dorothy Fulton,
Betty Gillies,…
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