Florence

Interviewee

Florence Majerus

Interviewer

Margaret Eloise Sagmiller

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Description

Florence Majerus discusses growing up on a ranch in Idaho during the 1920s, getting married in Alaska, and working for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for ten years. She describes moving with her husband to Montana and becoming a pilot after the end of World War Two. Majerus also discusses her involvement in the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women pilots, the effects of the Great Depression, and her experience as a ham radio operator.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Federal Aviation Administration; 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 262-004

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (33 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:00:39 minutes

Local Filename

OH_262_004.mp3; OH_262_004.pdf

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