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Title
Women fliers have fun despite storm
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1964
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated February 6, 1964 reads, "Pilots - TWA Capt. Fred Austin, left, greets Lola Ricci, 3876 Reklaw Dr., Studio City, one of 12 woman pilots who flew on his plane to Wichita, Kan., to pick up 12 new Cessna airplanes for Van Nuys Skyways. The women, all members of the Ninety-Nines, female pilot organization, are flying the craft to Van Nuys, arriving Friday. At right is Walter Von Der Ahe, president of Van Nuys Skyways."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00135209
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d042_f4_i19
CARL0005606252
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/65171
Subject
Van Nuys Airport
Trans World Airlines
Ninety-Nines (Organization)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Air pilots--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women air pilots--United States
Air travel--United States
Cessna aircraft
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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