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February 2023

Flying Through Arizona: The Story of the First National Women’s Air Race with Natalie J. Stewart-Smith

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mohave County Library Kingman branch, 3269 N Burbank Street
Kingman, 86402
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In 1929, the first national women’s air race from Santa Monica, CA to Cleveland, OH passed through Arizona. Stopping in Yuma, Phoenix, and Douglas, the intrepid fliers solidified their determination and sisterhood along these Arizona waypoints. Who were these aviators? What were their planes like in 1929? What challenges did they encounter along the way? And what about that telegram sent to pilot Thea Rasche, “Beware of sabotage”? There is much to explore! This event is cohosted by Sounds of…

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