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Katherine Sui Fun Cheung scrapbook and videos

 Collection
Identifier: 6241
Abstract A collection of videos and a scrapbook relating to Katherine Sui Fun Cheung (1904-2003), the first Chinese woman to obtain an international flying license. The scrapbook was created by Cheung and her daughter Dorothy Leschenko and consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, copies of certificates and articles, and programs from air shows and other events documenting the life of Katherine Sui Fun Cheung. Cheung immigrated to the United States from China in 1921. After studying music at...
Dates: 1932 - 2016

Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello collection on the USC College of Aeronautics

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5372
Abstract A collection of yearbooks, photographs, student rosters, and other material collected and/or created by Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello during their time as students at the University of Southern California College of Aeronautics at Hancock Field in Santa Maria, California. Prior to their time at the College of Aeronautics, both Mary and John served in the United States military during World War II -- Mary in the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), better known as the...
Dates: 1947 - 1950

Arthur Ronnie collection of Los Angeles aviation photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 7088
Abstract A collection of 264 early Los Angeles aviation photographs, including several of Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and other pioneering pilots at the first National Air Races held in Los Angeles in September of 1928 at Mines Field (now the location of the Los Angeles International Airport). Arthur Ronnie--former Los Angeles Herald Examiner reporter and studio publicist--initially collected and identified the material in this collection. Also included are...
Dates: 1920 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1928 September 8 - 1928 September 16

USC Library of Aeronautical History Women's International Association of Aeronautics records

 Collection
Identifier: 0055
Abstract

Biographies of early woman aviators, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, instructional materials; copies of Aerogram, the WIAA publication; personal archives of Elizabeth L. McQueen (Mrs. Ulysses Grant McQueen, d.1958), founder of WIAA in 1929 and the Women's Aeronautic Association of California, and organizer of the Women's Air Derby ("Powder Puff Derby").

Dates: 1920 - 1958

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