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Title
Top Australian pilot out to win Power Puff Derby
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Woods, Jon
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
1961
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 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."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00108529
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d007_f13_i19
CARL0005221814
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/44017
Subject
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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