Amelia Earhart at 1929 Women's Air Derby

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Title

Amelia Earhart at 1929 Women's Air Derby

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States

Description

Women's Air Derby contestant's planes sit at the Paul Cox Airport in Terre Haute, Indiana on August 25, 1929. A year before entering the contest, famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart was credited as the first women to fly across the Atlantic. Earhart worked diligently as an advocate for female pilots.

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. 601

Coverage

Terre Haute, Indiana

Citation

IWASM, “Amelia Earhart at 1929 Women's Air Derby,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed October 19, 2018, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1512.

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