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Unknown [Photograph of Neta Snook with airplane]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243.006.03 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: 1920 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Image of Neta Snook as a young woman in flight clothing.

People: Southern, Neta Snook, 1896-1991.

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: Progressive Era, Woman Author, Women's History, Aviation

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties