1956 - San Mateo, CA

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1956 - San Mateo, CA - the off by began 20 per the The The in and in...
the off by began 20 per the The The in and in 58 The cargoes PowderPiiff Fliers Arriving Women flyers from throughout the nation started converging on San Mateo county yesterday as the Villa hotel opened its doors :emporarily to house headquarters for the 10th annual All Woman Transcontinental Air race ( T Powder Puff derby). Scheduled to start next Saturday, at the San Mateo county jort in San Carlos at 9 a.m., Powder Puff fliers are preparing 'or an active four days previous ;o take-off. Two important functions will be held Thursday, July 5,' during which time the public will have ipportunity to meet the flyers and ind out more about the race. The San Mateo Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a luncheon and fashion show at the Villa 2hartier at noon on Thursday. ?hat evening the annual take-off banquet will be held at the Elks' club at 6:30 o'clock. This event s held every year just' previous o take off and each contestant and her co-pilot is introduced. Ed Brady, nationally famous

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  1. The Times,
  2. 03 Jul 1956, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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