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Climbs 20,000 feet in altitude flight - 25 year old Marvel Crosson attempts to break existing altitude record for women at Los Angeles. [photonegative]

view Climbs 20,000 feet in altitude flight - 25 year old Marvel Crosson attempts to break existing altitude record for women at Los Angeles. [photonegative] digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
Subject:
Crosson, Marvel
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on film. (possibly nitrate)
1 item, 3 3/4" x 7"
Type:
Photographs
Place:
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
1920
1930
1920-1930
Notes:
Company catalog card included.
U&U caption in file box: 2022-A309.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
Summary:
Caption: "Los Angeles, California - Photo shows: Miss Marvel Crosson, who piloted her Travelair plane to a point more than 20,000 feet above the earth here. Whether Miss Crosson bettered the existing mark of 20,700 feet held by Miss [Louis McPhetridge?] of Oakland Cal., will be determined when an official reading of her altimeter is made. The instrument which is graduated to 20,000 feet showed that she had passed that height."
Topic:
Airplanes
Pilots
Records
Local number:
RSN 18561
AC0143-0018561 (AC scan)
Video number 27605
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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