First of fair sex to obtain motorcycle license in Capital. Washington, D.C., Sept. 15. Although she weights only 88 pounds--one-third of the machine she rides, Mrs. Sally Halterman is the first woman to be granted a license to operate a motorcycle in the

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First of fair sex to obtain motorcycle license in Capital. Washington, D.C., Sept. 15. Although she weights only 88 pounds--one-third of the machine she rides, Mrs. Sally Halterman is the first woman to be granted a license to operate a motorcycle in the District of Columbia. She is 27 years old and 4 feet, 11 inches tall. Immediately after receiving her permit, Mrs. Halterman was initiated into the D.C. Motorcycle Club - the only girl ever to be accorded this honor

[19]37 September 15.

1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller

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Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection.
Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.

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United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see Harris & Ewing Photographs - Rights and Restrictions Information www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/140_harr.html

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Harris & Ewing photograph collection (DLC) 2009632509

General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec

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Call Number: LC-H22- D-2354

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    Billy Embleton

    • 10/Oct/2022 18:44:06

    A pioneering lady on a lovely side valve Harley Davidson.