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Checkup before takeoff
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated June 23, 1959 reads, "Two Valley pilots who will enter All-Woman Transcontinental Air Race July 4-8 check oil in Cessna 182 Skylane before takeoff. Mrs. Audrey Schutte, left, co-pilot and Mrs. Lois Zdenek, pilot, leave today from Van Nuys Airport for Lawrence, Mass., where they will start 2,470-mile race to Spokane, Wash., July 4."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Nuys Airport
Air pilots--United States
Women air pilots--United States
Women--California--Los Angeles
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles--Maintenance and repair
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Cessna aircraft
Cessna 182 (Private plane)
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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