Ruth Reep is a lifelong Ohio resident. She learned to fly during the 1950s. Her first experience in a plane was the result of winning a magazine contest that offered a plane ride as the prize. Reep was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. She and her husband frequented the Cleveland Air Races, and she owns a piece of Bill Odum's downed plane. Reep recounts maintaining her own plane and spending time with other pilots. She now lives in West Salem, Ohio, with her daughter.
Reep, Ruth (interviewee)
Epps, Michelle (interviewer)
International Women’s Air and Space Museum (IWASM)
"Ruth Reep Interview, 2010" (2010). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 401003.
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