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Roberta Cowell with Race Car (May 4, 1972)

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According to Transas City, the back of the photograph has the following text: "ROBERTA COWELL GETS READY FOR CAR-RACE COMEBACK. May 4, 1972. Silverstone, Northants, Thursday, PA: Roberta Cowell, the wartime fighter pilot who re-registered as a woman in 1951, is pictured to-day at the Silverstone circuit, where she was practicing in preparation for a comeback to motor racing. She took a Kitchmac racing car on the track. Miss Cowell (formerly Robert Cowell) is now 53."

Item Information:

Identifier
z890rt45j
Collection
Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
Institution
Transas City
Date Created
May 4, 1972
Genre
Photographs
Subject(s)
Roberta Cowell
Places
England > Northamptonshire > South Northamptonshire District > Silverstone
Topic(s)
Crossdressers
Motorsports
MtFs
Racing
Transgender people
Transsexual people
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
Black and White
Language
English
Related URL
http://transascity.org/cowell-roberta/
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