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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated June 19, 1965 reads, "Janet Hardin, left, of Granada Hills, holds what represents first place in the annual Powder Puff Derby - cross-country air race for women - as Judy Parker of Encino, right, reaches for the 'prize.' Watching the byplay are, from left, Bettye Fry, North Hollywood; Virginia Rainwater of Reseda, holding sign; Elizabeth Crowley, Los Angeles, and Florence Dittmar, Van Nuys. All are entrants in this year's race, beginning July 3, which will stretch from Gillespie Field, El Cajon, to Lovell Field, Chattanooga, Tenn."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00132361 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d038_f12_i15 CARL0005558177 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/62689
Van Nuys Airport Powder Puff Derby Air pilots--United States Women air pilots--United States Women--California--Los Angeles Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles Airplanes--California--Los Angeles Hangars--California--Los Angeles Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs