Women air pilots -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The A.F. Miller collection on aviation is one of several such collections acquired for USC Special Collections’ Library of Aeronautical History beginning in the 1960s. At that time, several airline officials and retired pioneers of the airline industry donated historical materials on the subject of air transportation in the West. The collection consists of several scrapbooks of clippings, plus loose clippings, related to airplanes and aviation-- chiefly from the 1940s-- in addition to over...
Dates: 1920 - 1950