Let Women Fly!- Chris Wild

Curator and writer, Chris Wild, wrote an article in Mashable of woman aviators of the 20th century. His piece features photos and short biographies of the most prominent female pilots, with the oldest photo dating back to 1908. Some Aviatirx shown are: Bessie Coleman Amelia Earhart Elisabeth Thible Ruth Law Harriet Quimby Therese Peltier Blanche … More Let Women Fly!- Chris Wild

WWII Pilot, Mary Anna Martin “Marty” Wyall Dies at 95

Women’s Airforce Service Pilot (WASP), Mary Anna Martin “Marty” Wyall died last Thursday at age 95. Wyall was among the 25,000 applicants and one of only 1,074 women accepted into the demanding WASP program. Wyall grew up in Indianapolis and attended DePauw University in Greencastle to study bacteriology. That is where she first learned about … More WWII Pilot, Mary Anna Martin “Marty” Wyall Dies at 95

Queen Bee’s 125th Birthday

Born in 1892, Bessie Coleman grew up in a small cotton town in Texas with her family of 13 children. Her siblings and her walked four miles to get to her segregated school where she excelled in academics, specially in mathematics. At the age of 23, she moved to Chicago where she worked two jobs.