Margaret Eloise Sagmiller
Louise Butcher discusses her decision to become a pilot and her participation in the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women pilots, and the Flying Farmers. She describes her experiences with the Powder Puff Derby, now called the All Women’s Transcontinental Air Race, flying conventions, and several experiences she has had while flying an airplane. Butcher also discusses working as a school teacher, her son’s medical care, commercial flying, and her experiences with flying accidents.
Commercial flights; Powder Puff Derby; All Women’s Transcontinental Air Race; Flying accidents; Ninety-Nines; History of women pilots; Montana pilots
Montana Women Pilots Oral History Project, OH 262, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 262-013, 014
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (32 p.: 28 cm.)
Butcher, Louise, "Louise Butcher Interview, 1991" (1991). Montana Women Pilots Oral History Project. 6.