Margaret Goldhahn Interview, April 25, 1991

Interviewee

Margaret Goldhahn

Interviewer

Margaret Eloise Sagmiller

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Description

Margaret Goldhahn discusses her career as a school teacher before joining the Women’s Air Force Pilot Program during World War Two. She describes the logistics of becoming a United States Air Force pilot; the early days of the Women’s Air Force Pilot Program, her fellow pilots, and the make and model of planes she flew. She also discusses flying in active service, the difficulty for women in the Air Force, and her life after the end of World War Two. Goldhahn also discusses the development of airfields and airports in eastern Montana.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

World War, 1939-1945, pilots; Airplane models; Airfield development; Airport development; History of women pilots; Montana pilots

Original Date

4-25-1991

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 262-005, 006

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (30 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

02:02:18 minutes

Local Filename

OH_262_005_006.mp3; OH_262_005_006.pdf

Margaret Goldhahn Interview, April 25, 1991

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