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Helicopters lure housewives
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
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 caption dated July 16, 1965 reads "Helicopter flight instructor, Mrs. Lauretta Foy Thornburg of North Hollywood, lands at Van Nuys Skyways." The article partially reads "The women are members of Whirlygirls, an exclusive international club for the first 100 women to receive helicopter pilot's licenses."; See images #00132241 through #00132243 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Whirly-Girls (Organization)
Van Nuys Airport
Women--California--Los Angeles
Helicopter pilots--California--Los Angeles
Teachers--California--Los Angeles
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Clubs--California--Los Angeles
Helicopters--Piloting--California--Los Angeles
Helicopters--California--Los Angeles
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Hangars--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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