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A close up of Marvel Crosson, a participant in the 1929 Women's Air Derby.

Pictured here is the wreckage of Marvel Crosson's plane. Her plane inexplicably failed under suspicious circumstances during her flight from Santa Monica to Cleveland in the 1929 Women's Air Derby. Crosson was just 25 at the time.

Aviatrix Marvel Crosson preparing a plane for flight.

Aviatrix Marvel Crosson posing with plane equipment.

Aviatrix Marvel Crosson, an altititude record holder, standing on the wing of a plane wearing a winter flying suit with parachute.
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