Women air pilots
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aviatrices Also see: Women in aeronautics
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Maude McClaine Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Maude McClaine Collection is a small collection documenting McClaine's aviation career based out of Spokane, Washington in the 1930s. Present in the collection are: her circa 1929 pilot's license application drafts; various pilot licenses and identity cards; membership cards for Mamer Flying Service and Aviation Country Clubs, Inc.; a "fledgling certificate" from Standard Oil Company of California; her pilot's logbook spanning 1929-1937; six photographs, primarily portraits of McClaine;...
Murray Stuart and Noel Rae Papers
Abstract Native Washingtonians Murray Stuart (1909-1960), and Noel Rae (b. 1909), married in 1929 and were both pilots. The collection contains clippings, photographs, correspondence, business records, and certificates relating to both their flight careers and personal lives.
Nordhoff and Dunnam families papers
Abstract Collection of photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and assorted ephemera from the Nordhoff and Dunnam families, who served as pilots in World War I and World War II and later founded the Bellevue Airport.
Norah O'Neill Papers
Abstract Norah Ellen O'Neill (1949-2017), from Seattle, Washington, was a commercial pilot and an aviation pioneer. The collection contains a scrapbook, book reviews, newsletters and serials, photographs, pilot log books, and correspondence related to her flight career and personal life.
Found in: The Museum of Flight Archives / Norah O'Neill Papers
Joann Osterud Airshow Collection
Overview Joann Osterud was a stunt pilot who flew in airshows from the late 1970s through the 1990s. Slides, photographs and audiovisual recordings in the collection document her stunt performances from her early career through 1990, including ones in her Stevens Akro plane which is in the Museum's collection.
Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph
Collection — Folder 1
Content Description The Joann Osterud Record-Breaking Flight Photograph is a small collection consisting of a single photograph depicting of Joann Osterud flying upside-down in her Stephens Akro, July 24, 1991 from Vancouver, B.C. to Vanderhoof, B.C on a record-breaking flight. The photograph is in color and measures 8x10 inches. It is inscribed, "To Clarice and Tom, Thanks! Joann, Vancouver to Vanderhoof, 7/24/91". The people mentioned in the inscription were Clarice Osterud and Tom Hargiss, Joann's aunt and...
Dorothy (Hester) Stenzel Collection
Abstract Dorothy (Hester) Stenzel (1910-1991) was born in Ardenwald, Oregon and learned to fly in the late 1920s. Stenzel then gained fame for stunt flying and broke several records through the mid-1930s. The collection contains seven (7) scrapbooks and assorted textual materials and photographs that document Stenzel's career as one of the first female stunt pilots.
Dora Jean (Dougherty) Strother WASP Photographs Collection
Collection — Folder 1
Content Description The Dora Jean (Dougherty) Strother WASP Photographs Collection is a small collection consisting of two photographs of Women Air Service Pilots at Elgin Air Force Base with the B-29 "Ladybird" before a B-29 demonstration tour in 1944.The first photograph depicts Women Airforce Service Pilots Dora J. Dougherty and Dorothea J. Moorman accepting aircraft papers from a representative of the Boeing Company for the B-29 "Ladybird" at Eglin Field, Florida, June 1944. Nose art of Fifinella,...
Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection
Contents of the Collection The Jeanette R. (Rogowski) Witzkowski World War II Collection relates to the World War II-era experience of Jeanette Witzkowski, who served as a pilot and air traffic controller during World War II. It includes primarily textual materials and a small amount of photographic prints, with the bulk of the material falling within 1935-1947. Textual materials include Civial Aeronuatics Administration (CAA) air traffic control instructional documents and aircraft clearance forms and incoming...
Lawrence, Wendy -- oral history interview, 2017 June 30
Interview Summary Astronaut Wendy Lawrence is interviewed about her military service and spaceflight career during the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. She describes key assignments from her U.S. Navy service, such as her time as a helicopter pilot and her time as a physics instructor at the Naval Academy. She then discusses her experiences as a mission specialist with NASA’s Space Shuttle program and shares details about her four spaceflight missions: STS-67, STS-86, STS-91, and STS-114. Topics discussed include...
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