Louise Thaden

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Title

Louise Thaden

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States

Description

Aviatrix Louise Thaden was the winner of the first Powder Puff Derby (then called the Women's Air Derby) in 1929, and the first winner of the Bendix Trophy in 1936. Here she stands holding her victory wreath earned after arriving first to Cleveland, Ohio after the Women's Air Derby.

Creator

IWASM

Source

From the collection of Richard Howe

Date

ca. 1929

Contributor

Heidi Fearing/Kimberly Cole

Rights

Online access is provided for research purposes only. For rights and reproduction requests contact the International Women's Air & Space Museum at info@iwasm.org

Identifier

Original Photo No. 426

Coverage

Cleveland, Ohio

Citation

IWASM, “Louise Thaden,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed December 16, 2018, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1476.

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