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Who gets the big puff?
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 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
Valley Times Collection
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

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