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Photograph of an Indian girl and a man in the cockpit of an airplane at the Dominguez Hills Air Meet, 1912. The man is at right and is handling the controls of the Wright biplane. Both his hands are on long levers and he is wearing dark clothes and a dark cap. The Indian woman is at center and is wearing traditional Indian clothing, including a headband. Another man is standing on the ground in the foreground with his back to the camera. There is a fuel tank mounted on the wooden frame of the aircraft at left, and a box labeled "Polarine" connected to the engine with a hose. Photoprint reads: "Indian girl wants to learn to fly".
1 photograph : photonegative, photoprint, b&w 21 x 26 cm. negatives (photographic) photographic prints photographs
chs-m13356 USC-1-1-1-13509 [Legacy record ID] CHS-11728 http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m13356 http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-11728.jpg
Aeronautics Airplanes Air pilots Dominguez Air Meet Transportation--Air--People in aviation Airport features
California Los Angeles USA
1-102- [Microfiche number] 11728 [Accession number] CHS-11728 [Call number] California Historical Society [Contributing entity]