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Biographical Information Files - Y

Individuals whose names begin with Y:
Yakolev, A. S. [Soviet aviation designer]

Photocopy of photograph
Yamamoto, Isoroku, Admiral [Japanese admiral and war hero]

"Yamamoto Mission Members Recall Fight," Friends Journal, Summer 2002

"The Death of Admiral Yamamoto," The Retired Officer, November 1979
Yeager, Chuck [U.S. Air Force test pilot]

Folder 1:

Biographical sketches

"The Fastest Man in the Sky," Wall Street Journal, July 3, 1985

"On the Right Ride," Washington Post, May 23, 1985

"Right Stuff? Hell, It's Just 'Luck,'" Newsweek, July 1, 1985

"Chuck Yeager: An American Original," Modern Maturity, November 1983

"Fliegersachen: Amerikas Markantester Testpilot: Schneller Yeager," Flug Revue, March 1983 (in German)

Invitation to breakfast with Yeager, 1980

"Chuck Yeager Breaks Interview Barrier," Wall Street Journal, July 31, 1985

Excerpts from Yeager's autobiography, Seattle Times, August 1985

"Test Pilot's Wife, Glennis Yeager, Dies," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 3, 1991

"1 Day 50 Years Ago in the Desert...," no source, October 14, 1997

Folder 2:

Color photograph of Yeager at Museum of Flight, 1998

Photographs of Yeager in cockpit and with airplane

Photograph of painting of Yeager from NASM
Yeager, Jeana [Record-setting pilot, aviatrix]

Folder 1:

"Record-Setting Pilot Turns to Cross-Country Car Racing," Seattle Times, October 19, 1992

"History-Making Aviatrix Unhurt in Crash," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 2, 1990

Folder 2:

Color portrait photograph of Yeager
Yen, Hilda [Chinese pilot, aviatrix]

"Chinese Girl Flyer Injured," no source, undated
York, Bernice Elizabeth Olson [Pilot and sky rider, aviatrix]

Folder 1:

"Three Seattle Canines Who Object to Being Left on the Ground While Their Mistresses Go Sky Riding," no source, undated (photograph with caption)

Folder 2: Small snapshot of York
Young, Clarence M. [Director of Aeronautics, Department of Commerce]

"Civil Aeronautics in America," by Young, Aero Digest, December 1927
Young, John W. [U.S. astronaut]

Autographed NASA color photograph


  • 20th Century

Language of Materials

All materials are in English.

Conditiona Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 36 Cubic Feet (Three four-drawer lateral file cabinets)

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