Kate in front of the Marin History Museum.
Front view of the Gate House at Louise A. Boyd's Maple Lawn Estate.
stop was the San
Rafael Public Library, which shared access to
four boxes of Louise Boyd's personal papers. Kate can not sing
loud enough praise for the professionalism and cooperation of
the San Rafael Public Library staff. Special thank you to Gail
Lockman, Head Librarian, and Kay Noguchi, Assistant Librarian,
for their enthusiasm and awesome assistance.
Kate with San Rafael Public Library Head Librarian Gail Lockman.
Dr. Dick Campbell (Kate's Dad), Gail, Kay Noguchi, and Kate.
An appreciation lunch for Gail and Kay.
While on a little break from research, Kate and her father walked
across the street to use the piano in the Falkirk Cultural Center
to rehearse for an upcoming concert. San Rafael - what a friendly
Kate and Dad enjoying lunchtime concert.
With too much fun and excitement researching and enjoying San Rafael,Kate's twin sister Connie couldn't stay away and flew in to join in the fun.
A picture of Dad meeting Connie at the airport.
Dad and Connie sightseeing in San Francisco.
Twin sister Connie and Dad exploring in the Redwood Forest.
Kate, Dad and Connie brunch at Bogie's Cafe in San Rafael. Very
fun place - highly recommend it!
Kate inside Bogie's - fun decor!
Kay and Mark Noguchi dancing at the Falkirk Arts Council fund raiser
featuring swinging jazz music.
Kate and her father taking a twirl on the dance floor.
Early magazine picture declaring "Something New in Careers
for Women!", featuring a cartoon of Arctic explorer Louise
A. Boyd with a polar bear.
Marin County Historical Society magazine cover featuring the two
different lifestyles of Louise A. Boyd. At left she's the Arctic
explorer and hunter, and on the right is the photo of Miss Boyd
as she is preparing to be presented to King George V and Queen
Mary at the Court of St. James, June 29, 1925.
Miss Boyd preparing to be the first woman to fly over the North
June 16, 1955.
The plane in which she flew over the North Pole.
Louise A. Boyd inside the plane, pointing to a map of the North
What the North Pole looked like from the airplane window.........lots