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Women pilots of Alaska : 37 interviews and profiles

Author: Sandi Sumner
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The acceptance and recognition of women's participation and achievements in development of aviation was very slow. This work explores the challenges faced by women of Alaska as they pursued roles in aviation - something that had long been considered part of "the men's world". Library of Congress Summary. "This work explores the challenges faced by women of Alaska as they pursued roles in aviation. Beginning in 1927  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Interviews
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandi Sumner
ISBN: 0786419377 9780786419371
OCLC Number: 57208761
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 214 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Stand up, stand out (Margo Cook) --
A natural gift (Marvel Crosson) --
First to solo (Irene Irvine Ryan) --
Why not? (Mary Barrow Worthylake) --
One woman's journey, (Mary Joyce) --
Alaska's favorite (Ruth Martin Jefford) --
No place for a woman (Pearl Laska Chamberlain) --
One in twelve, (Virginia Merrill Clayton) --
No wheat fields in Alaska (Ginny Wood) --
The environmentalist (Celia Hunter) --
Bird in air, (Amy Lou Barney) --
Ruby the Riveter (Ruby Pappas) --
Flying doctor (Dr. Nancy Sydnam) --
Still smiling (Ann Wilbur) --
Test of endurance (Ingrid Pedersen) --
Exceptional girl (Dorothy Magoffin) --
Perseverance, (Darlene Dubay) --
Monday's my day off (Heidi Ruess) --
A Survivor (Ellen Paneok) --
Turned on by learning (Caren Della Cioppa) --
Pancho flies again (Louise Gettman) --
Sheer energy (Dee Rice) --
Sky dancer (Patty Wagstaff) --
To hell and back (Megan Rust) --
A wild hair (Charlotte Luckett) --
No strings (Ginny Jacober) --
Invincible (Phyllis Tate) --
Drop zone (Carol Redding) --
Million-dollar view (Jeni Hunter) --
Two babes and a bird (Keli Mahoney, LeeAnn Wetzel) --
Choices (Roberta Degenhardt) --
All trails lead to here (Terri LaClair) --
Flying across tundra (Diana Moroney) --
It's never boring (Carrie Light) --
Love affair (Dee Hanson) --
Juggling (Dr. Petra Illig) --
The future (Audrey Cole).
Responsibility: Sandi Sumner.
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"full of great stories and great people. It fills in an important part of aviation "herstory"--Heartland Magazine.

 
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