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Ruth Nichols, pioneer female pilot and future lieutenant colonel in the Civil Air Patrol, uses the back end of a plane as a hard surface to write. On either side of her or two men in suits. On the plane is the logo for Relief Wings, a civilian air…

This postcard to famed female pilot reads "Merry Christmas from Valtiughan Field, Fredericksburg and Elijaheaa M. Pillips." It was addressed to Ruth Nichols who was currently living on Grace Church St. Rye New York. The postmark reads December 18,…
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