Elder and Walker's Planes During Women's Air Derby

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Title

Elder and Walker's Planes During Women's Air Derby

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States

Description

Women pause at Paul Cox Airfield in Terre Haute, Indiana two days before the end of the first Women's Air Derby. The foreground plane, No. 66, Swallow J-5, was flown by Ruth Elder. The other, No. 113, Curtiss Robin Challeger, was flown by Vera Dawn Walker.

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. 597

Coverage

Terre Haute, Indiana

Citation

IWASM, “Elder and Walker's Planes During Women's Air Derby,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed December 16, 2018, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1508.

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