1929 Women's Air Derby

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Title

1929 Women's Air Derby

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States

Description

Contestants stopped in the middle of the first Women's Air Derby, what was once called the Powder Puff Derby, in Paul Cox Airfield in Terre Haute, Indiana. Nineteen women participated in the race which began in Santa Monica, California and ended in Cleveland, Ohio

Creator

IWASM

Source

IWASM Original Photo Collection, International Women's Air and Space Museum

Publisher

Paul Black

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. 596

Coverage

Terre Haute, Indiana

Citation

IWASM, “1929 Women's Air Derby,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed December 16, 2018, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1507.

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