Image ID
DN-0084770
Headline
Pilot Ruth Elder standing in front of a passenger train car in a railroad station, holding her hands on her hips
Date Depicted
1928
Date Created
1928
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0084770, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2927
Max Pixels - Width
2375
KEYWORDS
C_0254
1960.784
Elder, Ruth
Women air pilots
1920-1929
Railroad passenger cars
Fur coats
Chicago (Ill.)
Portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Illinois
Chicago
pilot ruth elder standing in front of a passenger train car in a railroad station holding her hands on her hips

Full-length portrait of pilot Ruth Elder, who attempted to become the first woman to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean, standing on a stepstool in front of a passenger train car in a railroad station in Chicago, Illinois, dark exposure. Elder is wearing a fur and holding her hands on her hips. A railroad worker is partially visible on the right side of the image.

Full-length portrait of pilot Ruth Elder, who attempted to become the first woman to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean, standing on a stepstool in front of a passenger train car in a railroad station in Chicago, Illinois, dark exposure. Elder is wearing a fur and holding her hands on her hips. A railroad worker is partially visible on the right side of the image.