Ruth Elder During First Women's Air Derby

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Title

Ruth Elder During First Women's Air Derby

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States

Description

Photo of Ruth Elder standing on Paul Cox Air Field during the 1929 first ever Women's Air Derby Race. Elder is seen here smiling with planes in the background. Caption on the back of the photograph reads "Three cheers for Ruth!!! Always smiling."


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. 598

Coverage

Terre Haute, Indiana

Citation

IWASM, “Ruth Elder During First Women's Air Derby,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed December 16, 2018, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1509.

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