Thursday, March 31, 2011

Interview with Aviator Janet Harmon Bragg

Janet Harmon Bragg (1907-1993) was the first African American women to receive a commercial pilot's license.

Bragg described an earlier attempt to obtain a pilot's license in an interview that is featured on the Smithsonian blog The Bigger Picture. After being told that she did very well on her flight test, Bragg was denied the license because she was a black women.

Learn more about this pioneering aviator by reading Soaring Above Setbacks: The Autobiography of Janet Harmon Bragg, African American Aviator (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996). The book includes photographs of Bragg and group portraits of members of the Challenger Air Pilots Association.


marko said...

Presently you know why a dealer loan is the most favored alternative? Basically on the grounds that such financing alternatives have a genuine straightforward application framework and grants the approbation whatever number demands as would be prudent, that too in the base conceivable time. There are numerous more variables that can be added to the rundown of focal points of a vendor loan. Payday Loans Chicago

marko said...

There are situations where individuals have taken a wide range of wholes of cash from banks in the past and have not possessed the capacity to pay the portions back according to the terms of the assention. Presently while this choice gives you prepared money to purchase the things you require, it makes a dark imprint against your name in the event that you default on the installments. check cashing in fresno