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Women air pilots

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Cooper Collection

Identifier: MS-295

Ann Cooper is a prolific author with over 600 published magazine articles and ten books on aviation notables to her credit. The research collection is an excellent source of information on women aviators such as Jessie Woods, Patty Wagstaff, Edna Gardner Whyte, Dorothy S. Lewis, and Nancy Hopkins Tier, as well as African American aviators including the Tuskegee Airmen.

Dates: 1900-2002

Ivan R. Gates Collection (MS-646)

Identifier: MS-646
Abstract Ivan R. Gates was an Early Bird of Aviation, receiving his pilot’s license in 1911, and is credited with starting the first flying school on the west coast in California. The collection documents Gates’ aviation business enterprises, including the Gates Flying Circus, Gates Flying Service, and the New York-based Gates Aircraft Corporation, which manufactured the Gates Belgian RSV convertible monoplane/biplane. Gates’ wife Hazel was also a pilot. The majority of the collection is contained...
Dates: 1924-1930

Zola Marie MacDonald Aviation Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-291

Scrapbook containing articles and information on aviation crashes, women in aviation (including the search for Amelia Earhart), and aviation fiction, dating between 1935 and early 1940s.

Dates: 1935-1945

Jean Moreo Papers (SC-37)

Identifier: SC-37

Collection contains copies of photographs and a newspaper article concerning Moreo, a WASP and a member of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.

Dates: 1944; 1977