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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 Bancroft Law (Oliver) had an impressive flying career, noted for her many "firsts," such as first woman to fly at night and first woman authorized to wear a military uniform. In 1915, she participated in a demonstration of aerobatics at Daytona…


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