Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940) and Nancy Hopkins (1909–1987) in the Newark Advocate of Newark, Ohio on September 16, 1930.
Girl and Boy of 19 Are Interesting pair in This Year's Ford Airplane Tour.
Above are two of the most interesting pilots in the Ford Reliability tour, which got under way at Ford airport, Detroit, on a 4,000-mile trip with 15 planes competing. At the right is Nancy Hopkins, Washington society girl and niece of Lady Nancy Astor, the only woman contestant; with her is Eddie Schneider, 19, the youngest pilot in the race. Below is a closeup of Miss Hopkins.
Newark Advocate; Newark, Ohio; September 16, 1930
Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940) was a record holding aviator who fought for the Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War and died in a plane crash (b. October 20, 1911; 2nd Avenue and 17th Street, Manhattan, New York County, New York City, New York, USA - d. December 23, 1940; Deep Creek and Flatbush Avenue, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, Kings County, Long Island, New York City, New York, USA)
Nancy Hopkins (1909-1997) was the president of the International Women's Air and Space Museum and a member of United Flying Octogenarians (b. May 16, 1909; Washington, District of Columbia – d. January 15, 1997; Sharon, Connecticut)