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This photograph from September 17, 1929 shows a class of women learning about airplane motors. Text associated with the item identifies the school as the New York University Ground School for Female Flyers.
This item is part of Hagley Library’s Lammot du Pont collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360). Lammot du Pont, Jr. (1909-1964) assembled a large collection of books, manuscripts, prints, drawings and photographs relating to the history of aeronautics from the first balloon flights through the 1940s.Read more...
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