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Woman first entrant in Bendix trophy race
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph also used in article dated November 11, 1946.
Photograph caption dated August 19, 1946 reads, "First pilot to check in at Aviation Maintenance Corporation for the Bendix Trophy Race was Miss Nadine Ramsey of Los Angeles. As she steps from her ship, a former Army P-38 photo-reconnaisance [sic] ship, she is greeted by Colonel John H. Fite, president of AMC. Thus far, Miss Ramsey is the only woman pilot entered in the cross-country race, which is being held for the first time since 1939."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Aviation Maintenance Corporation
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women air pilots--United States
Air pilots--United States
Contests--United States
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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