Ruth Nichols, Clarence Chamberlain, and unidentified pilot, ca. 1935

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Ruth Nichols, Clarence Chamberlain, and unidentified pilot, ca. 1935

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During the early 20th century, aviation was beginning to become more advanced and quickly more and more accomplished pilots were completing new records in the aviation industry. At the time Ruth Nichols held records for speed, altitude, and time for a female pilot, while Clarence Chamberlain became the second man to fly across the Atlantic Ocean with the first passenger.

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About This Item

  • Title: Ruth Nichols, Clarence Chamberlain, and unidentified pilot, ca. 1935
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1935
  • State: ME
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.602.1
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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