Louise Butcher Interview, 1991

Interviewee

Louise Butcher

Interviewer

Margaret Eloise Sagmiller

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Commercial flights; Powder Puff Derby; All Women’s Transcontinental Air Race; Flying accidents; 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 262-013, 014

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (32 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:44:16 minutes

Local Filename

OH_262_013_014.mp3; OH_262_013_014.pdf

Louise Butcher Interview, 1991

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