Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) at Fairchild Plant

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Title

Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) at Fairchild Plant

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States
Women's Auxiliary Flying Squadron
WAFS
World War II

Description

Black and white photograph of seven Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) pilots, all in uniform, walking across an airfield with multiple planes in the background. in the foreground of the image is the nose and propeller of a single-engine plane, featuring prominently over the women's heads. From L to R: Kathryn (Sis) Bernheim, Gertrude Meserve (later Tubbs), Dorothy Fulton, Betty Gillies, Helen McGilvery, Teresa James, and Nancy Batson.

Source

IWASM Photo Archives

Date

1943

Contributor

Donated by Helen McGilvery

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

Type

Photograph

Identifier

Photo No. 632

Coverage

Hagerstown, Maryland

Original Format

Photograph

Citation

“Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) at Fairchild Plant,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed June 17, 2024, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1639.