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Women pilots - licensed 'just for fun
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated July 20, 1965 partially reads, "Why do women become licensed airplane pilots? Members of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of the 99's Inc., an international organization of licensed women pilots, got their licenses for reasons ranging from love to air sickness... The 99's is an active group. They go on monthly fly-ins anywhere from 15 to 150 miles just for lunch and relaxation. Recent fly-ins have been to Catalina, Los Alamitos Naval Air Station, San Diego, Palm Springs, Apple Valley, Ventura, Palomar and California City... They also had seven members entered in this year's Powder Puff Derby for women pilots. The derby was a race from El Cajon, Calif., to Chattanooga, Tenn." Photograph caption reads, "In cockpit ready for take-off are Mrs. Ardie Trenholm and Miss Catherine Black, both of Northridge."; See images #00135217 through #00135221 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Ninety-Nines (Organization)
Van Nuys Airport
Powder Puff Derby
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Airplane racing--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Air pilots--California--Los Angeles
Contests--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Women air pilots--United States
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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