Willa Brown Chappell , born in 1906 . In 1938 , she became the first woman African American pilot licensed in the united states and in 1943 , the first African American Woman to possess a commercial pilot and mechanic's licence
Marya Errin Jones' new zine gives wings to pilot Bessie Coleman's story
Bessie Coleman may not be a household name like Amelia Earhart -- but she should be. As the first black woman to get her pilot's license -- in 1921, before Earhart was in the air -- Coleman is the subject of the new zine series Mocha Chocolata Mamma, by Marya...
Women in Aviation and Space History - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Commemorating the contributions of women to aviation and space flight history.
The Jacksonville Historical Society
The mission of the Jacksonville Historical Society is to foster and promote the appreciation of the history of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida.
Bessie Coleman (Queen Bessie) 1892-1926. First African-American Woman to earn pilot's license.Denied entrance to flight school in USA, studied for license in France. Spoke fluent French
Lewiston Daily Sun, 1 May 1926 bessie_cutting ... Infuriating reporting. Bessie's name is not mentioned in the headline and Wills, her mechanic, is listed as her "publicist." Betsch, the man who "accompanied them to the field," was the organizer who invited her to perform in Jacksonville and was escorting her during her visit to the city.
Bluebonnets — 2S Ranch
It's Bluebonnet season in Texas! Martye's distant cousin, Barry Miller (a state of Texas Senator) of Dallas, in 1901 introducted the resolution to name the Bluebonnet the state flower. Barry Miller later became the Lt. Governor of the state. The Bluebonnet is one of the most famous state f