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Description
Laura Little was a San Diego-based pilot and a realtor at La Jolla's Century 21 Village Properties. She is originally from Northport, Maine. She earned her pilots license at age 57 and was a member of the San Diego Chapter of the 99s, serving as treasurer in 1972 and 1973. She participated in the All Women Transatlantic Air Race (also known as the Powder Puff Derby), the Airwest Air Race Classic, which replaced the AWTAR, and the Pacific Air Race, among others. She served as committee chairman for the Pacific Air Race. Ms. Little was also an active member of the National Association of Real Estate Flyers.
Background
Laura Little was a San Diego-based pilot and a realtor at La Jolla's Century 21 Village Properties. She is originally from Northport, Maine. She earned her pilots license at age 57 and was a member of the San Diego Chapter of the 99s, serving as treasurer in 1972 and 1973. She participated in the All Women Transatlantic Air Race (also known as the Powder Puff Derby), the Airwest Air Race Classic, which replaced the AWTAR, and the Pacific Air Race, among others. She served as committee chairman for the Pacific Air Race. Ms. Little was also an active member of the National Association of Real Estate Flyers.
Extent
.3 Cubic Feet The collection is housed in a 12” x 7” x 10-1/2” archival box, and contains a variety of information related to Laura Little’s participation in air races. They include newspaper clippings, race programs and miscellaneous information, and correspondence. They range from 1971 to 1984. 
 
Availability
The collection is open to research, some restrictions may apply.