Spartan School of Aeronautics (Tulsa, Okla.)
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Scope and Contents From the Item: An artificial collection that consists of materials pertaining to Oklahoma and Oklahomans in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and is not part of any other collection.The Oklahoma Collection subsumes the old Oklahoma Ephemera, Oklahoma Historical Photos and Docs and Oklahoma Maps collections. Ephemera was a remnant of the McFarlin Reference Department's vertical files, the larger portion having been sent to the Tulsa City-County Library, which was kept during the late 1940s through...
Dates: 1864 - 1991
Scope and Contents The Spartan School of Aeronautics photo album (comprised of 156 photographs pasted on 31 album pages), dates from the school's first years of operation and includes identified images of some of the pilots who trained there, including several of Mary Riddle, the first Native American woman to earn a pilot's license (1930). Others include Frank Wignall, who went on to a long career with the Federal Aviation Administration and Roy Hunt, famed stunt pilot, organizer of the Oklahoma Air Patrol...
Dates: approximately 1930s