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  • Collection: IWASM Archived Photographs

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Julia Clark sitting in an open cockpit in her plane.

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Helen MacCloskey and Helen Richey sit on a plane at the Cord Cup National Air Derby on Saturday August 20, 1932 in Washington, D.C. The Cord Cup National Air Derby was a transcontinental air race that had pilots beginning in Washington D.C. and Los…

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Mary Haizlip waves from her American Eagle plane. She is about to take off as a participant in the 1929 First Women's Air Derby from California to Ohio. It lasted from August 18 to August 26. The pioneer aviatrix was the second woman to receive…

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Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout was an early aviator who participated in the 1929 Women's Air Derby. In this picture from 1929, Trout is modeling a newly designed electrically-heated flying suit. Trout and Elinor Smith were the first women's team to set the…

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Bessie Coleman in a military uniform stands in front of an airplane's front rudder. Coleman was the first African American female pilot and first African American to hold an international pilot license.

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A portrait of Bessie Coleman, the first African American female pilot and first African American to hold an international pilot license.

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Yvonne "Pat" Pateman in her class graduation book. The picture was taken in September 1943 at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas.

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Yvonne "Pat" Pateman, a trainee of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), stands by a Primary trainer, PT-19 at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas in March 1943.

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The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) trainees from the class of 43-5 gather beside and on an airplane in Sweetwater, Texas. From left to right in the back row are Mary Ann Wetherby and Ellen Croxton. In the front row are Margaret Cox, Edna…

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Captain Yvonne "Pat" Pateman, a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), working among assigned troops at the Target Intelligence Center at the Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Japan during World War II.
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