Gertrude Ederle, 1905-2003

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Gertrude Ederle swims the English Channel 1926

Gertrude Ederle walking to and passing camera with others. SCU and SL of Miss Ederle looking out to channel. SL of Miss Ederle and Ishak Ealny, Egyptian swimmer. CU Ealny, SCU of Miss Ederle putting on her swimming helmet. CU Miss Ederle wearing helmet. Miss Ederle entering water and swimming. Band in boat plays as she swims. Crowd wades into water to greet her, in robe after swim. New York parade in her honor, Mayor James J. Walker.

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