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Top Australian pilot out to win Power Puff Derby
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated June 27, 1961 reads, "Power Puff Derby entrants - Mrs. William Savory, left, of Van Nuys, poses with her houseguest, Mrs. Nancy Bird Walton, of Sydney, Australia, after a test run of the Piper Comanche they will fly in the July 8 All Women's International Air-race. Mrs. Savory was the 1949 Derby winner and Mrs. Walton is her country's leading aviatrix. Valley Pilots furnished the plane for the annual event which begins in San Diego, ending in Atlantic City."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Women air pilots--United States
Air pilots--United States
Women air pilots--Australia
Air pilots--Australia
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Contests--United States
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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