Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran Stamp

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Title

Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran Stamp

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States
Famous Aviator

Description

Commemorative stamp of aviatrix Jacqueline “Jackie” Cochran. Cochran broke multiple records and was largely responsible for the formation of the Women Air Service Pilots (WASP). In 1996, the United States Postal Service issued the 50 cent stamp to honor her. The picture in the stamp's background depicts Cochran's Seversky plane winning the Bendix Trophy air race in 1938.

Creator

IWASM

Source

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

Publisher

US Postal Service

Date

ca. 1996

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. 605

Citation

IWASM, “Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran Stamp,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed November 29, 2022, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1515.

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