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Aviation pioneer and multiple record breaker Ruth Nichols most likely received many letters from fans. This is one such letter in which Nichols is asked for her assistance in detailing a photograph of herself.

Found in the a collection of photographs gathered by famed female pilot Ruth Nichols is this picture of a plane, most likely from the 1930s, sitting upon a cement runway.

Three women, dressed in the style of the 1940s and 50s, stand all with their hands clapsed in front of a small plane. A man is barely visible in the cockpit window. The left-most woman is most-likely Ruth Nichols.

Aviation pioneer and multiple record breaker Ruth Nichols stands in front of a Crosley Radio Plane. Brothers Prowel Jr. and Lewis Crosley, founders of Crosley Radio, were inventors who were responsible for the first airplane radio broadcast in…

Record-breaking pilot Ruth Nichols sits for a picture. Smiling, she wears a white headscarf and large-collared shirt.

Pictured here is a black and white copy of the cover of the March 1932 edition of contemporary popular magazine The American Magazine. The front features famed female pilot Ruth Nichols. Ruth Nichols' story appears inside: "Behind the Ballyhoo" by…

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…

Female pilot Ruth Nichols stands on the wheel of a plane surrounded by a group of men, most of them wearing suits. Nichols herself is dressed nicely with a dress and 1930s hat. One of the suited men lends his hand to Nichols as she steps down from…

A smiling Ruth Nichols, well-known female pilot, stands dressed in a white flight jumpsuit with her arm over the back end of a plane. This early plane has either the name or the advertisement "Wings for Peace" scrolled across it.

Famed and record-breaking aviatrix Ruth Nichols stands smiling with her hands clutched in front of her for a picture. She is wearing a long velvet dress, white pearls, and a small broach.
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