Photos of Ruth Law

*Photos courtesy of the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

 
  Ruth sits for the first time in her new Curtiss Model D biplane in Hammondsport, NY, 1915

Ruth sits for the first time in her new Curtiss Model D biplane in Hammondsport, NY, 1915

 Spectators could see "RUTH LAW," painted in red letters when Ruth performed upside-down aerial tricks

Spectators could see "RUTH LAW," painted in red letters when Ruth performed upside-down aerial tricks

  Ruth learned to fly on a Wright plane with lever controls, so she substituted them for the steering wheel on her Curtiss biplane

Ruth learned to fly on a Wright plane with lever controls, so she substituted them for the steering wheel on her Curtiss biplane

 The left lever  maneuvers the plane's nose up and down, and the right lever rolls the plane from side to side

The left lever maneuvers the plane's nose up and down, and the right lever rolls the plane from side to side