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Unknown [Photographs of Neta Snook and others]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243.006.04 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: 1920 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: The photographs are mounted on a black photo album page on both sides. The recto has five photographs containing images of Neta Snook with her dog Cam, Snook's Canuck airplane, and possibly employees of Goodyear field in Ames, Iowa. The verso of the album page contains two photographs, both containing Snook in front of her Canuck airplane with other people, possibly workers, at Goodyear field. The dimensions are taken from the album page not the individual photographs.

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