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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.

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.

In this faded photograph a group of seven men and a woman sit on and stand by the wheels of a large, possibly commercial, plane.

Pictured here is Captain Sanders, the pilot of the seaplane behiind him that Ruth Nichols and her hunting party, including her two brothers, used when going to and from Ontario, Canada for a moose hunting expedition in October 1929. Visible to the…

Two military men and two mechanics are seen standing next to a sea plane.

Ruth Nichols stands at the door of her Bear Lake Camp cabin in which she stayed during her moose hunting trip to Ontario, Canada in October 1929. Beside her stands her brothers.

Nichols was a very much a humanitarian and involved aviation in her efforts to serve those in need in areas of disaster.

Ruth Nichols standing in front of her plane, wearing a fur flight suit by Akita. This picture was taken before her world altitude record flight.

While hunting in Ontario, Canada in October 1929, either the well-known pioneer female pilot, Ruth Nichols or one of her hunting party managed to take down a rather large moose. The reverse side of the photograph claims the moose head, which is…

Aviation pioneer and multiple record breaker Ruth Nichols is shown in civilian attire next to an elderly woman and a male pilot. The threesome are standing in front of a plane.
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