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A collection of yearbooks, photographs, student rosters, and other material collected and/or created by Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello during their time as students at the University of Southern California College of Aeronautics at Hancock Field in Santa Maria, California. Prior to their time at the College of Aeronautics, both Mary and John served in the United States military during World War II -- Mary in the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), better known as the...
1947 - 1950
A collection of 264 early Los Angeles aviation photographs, including several of Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and other pioneering pilots at the first National Air Races held in Los Angeles in September of 1928 at Mines Field (now the location of the Los Angeles International Airport). Arthur Ronnie--former Los Angeles Herald Examiner reporter and studio publicist--initially collected and identified the material in this collection. Also included are...
1920 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1928 September 8 - 1928 September 16
Biographies of early woman aviators, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, instructional materials; copies of Aerogram, the WIAA publication; personal archives of Elizabeth L. McQueen (Mrs. Ulysses Grant McQueen, d.1958), founder of WIAA in 1929 and the Women's Aeronautic Association of California, and organizer of the Women's Air Derby ("Powder Puff Derby").
1920 - 1958