Daredevil and The Nerve Girl


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Daredevil and The Nerve Girl

The Menefee Airport in St. Bernard Parish had its share of excitement before the Wedell-Williams Air Service arrived. In early 1929, Miss Babe Smith suspended herself from a plane with silk stockings before doing a parachute jump. Air shows often featured dangerous stunts such as this.

Image courtesy of The Times-Picayune.


This file appears in: The Wedell-Williams Air Service Comes to New Orleans