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Jacqueline Cochran stands beside her airplane at Albuquerque Airport

Jacqueline Cochran stands beside her airplane at Albuquerque Airport

Sitter: Jacqueline Cochran (1906 - 1980)

Photographer / Artist: John Fertig

Department: Photo Archives
Date: 1940
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
4 9/16 × 3 1/4 in. (11.6 × 8.2 cm)
Classification: Photography
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of John L. Fertig, Jr.
Object number: PA1995.053.015
DescriptionJacqueline Cochran stands beside her airplane with two unidentifed men in TWA work suits. This photo was taken at Albuquerque Airport. Cochran was a famous racing pilot and contributed to the formation of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) programs in WWII. The negative is PA1993.001.038.
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