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Erisman, Fred, 1937-
From birdwomen to skygirls : American girls' aviation stories / by Fred Erisman
Alternate Title American girls' aviation stories
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS374.A37 E76 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Aeronautics in literature
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism
Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism
Children's literature in series -- History and criticism
Women air pilots in literature
Flight attendants in literature
Women in aeronautics -- United States -- History
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xxi, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-248) and index
Contents Formula stories and young readers: 1910-1930 -- Birdwomen take to the air: 1905-1915 -- The Earhart era: 1925-1940 -- Amelia's daughters face reality: 1930-1940 -- The stewardess enters the scene: 1930-1945 -- World War II, working women, and aviation: 1940-1960

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