Joan Orley Interview

Interviewee

Joan Orley

Interviewer

Margaret Eloise Sagmiller

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Description

Joan Orley describes how her journey to becoming a pilot in the early 1960s, including her practice flights. She discusses her participation in the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women pilots, and the Powder Puff Derby, now called the All Women’s Transcontinental Air Race.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Airplane models; Airports; Commercial flights; Cargo; Ninety-Nines; History of women pilots; Montana pilots

Original Date

1991

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Montana Women Pilots Oral History Project, OH 262, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 262-001, 002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (26 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:32:17 minutes

Local Filename

OH_262_001_002.mp3; OH_262_001_002.pdf

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