Law, Ruth Bancroft. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Photo of Ruth Bancroft Law flying loops at a nighttime exhibition. Law had been the first person to fly publicly at night in 1913 and she was believed to be the first woman pilot to fly in a loop, 1915. Circa 1915. A bust portrait of Law is superimposed in top right corner.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Women air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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photographer

Unknown

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Date

Circa 1915

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Two-dimensional graphics

Local number

NASM-9A12064

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