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Bobbi Trout and Louise Thaden before the Women's Air Derby, Santa Monica, 1929
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa August 18, 1929]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Trout and Thaden both participated in the inaugural Women's Air Derby from Santa Monica to Cleveland in August, 1929. Thaden came in first place while Trout arrived last due to engine trouble. This photograph was either taken on the day of the derby race, before take-off, or shortly before.
This photograph is likely related to the article, "Girl Air Derby to Start Today," Los Angeles Times, 18 Aug 1929: A1.
Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout, left, with Louise Thaden, right. Both are holding their flying caps in their hands. Thaden watches as Trout adjusts her tie.
Text from negative sleeve: Trout, Bobby Pilot, 1929
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Air pilots--American--California--Santa Monica
Trout, Evelyn, 1906-
Thaden, Louise McPhetridge, 1905-1979
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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