Matilde Moisant's 1911 trophy for record flying altitutde will be sent to the Smithsonian, La Crescenta, 1935
- Matilde Moisant's 1911 trophy for record flying altitutde will be sent to the Smithsonian, La Crescenta, 1935
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- March 24, 1935
- Los Angeles Times
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Moisant stands beside a small pile of rocks, examining the flowers on a branch.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Woman's Air Trophy Sent Smithsonian Institution," Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar 1935: 29.
Moisant won the trophy in 1911 for obtaining record altitude for a woman of the time. It will be loaned to the institution for a temporary time. Now she spends her days in the garden of her valley home and visiting the family ranch in San Salvador.
Matilde Josephine Moisant was an American pioneer aviator. She was the second woman in the United States to get a pilot's license. (Wikipedia)
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Air pilots--American--California--La Crescenta
- Moisant, Matilde, 1878-1964
- La Crescenta (Calif.)
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- still image
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