Coleman, Bessie; Organizations, Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) (France). photograph

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Summary
Heavily retouched photograph of the inside pages of Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) Pilote-Aviateur license number 18,310, issued 15 June 1921 in France to Bessie Coleman. License gives her birth date as January 20, 1896, and her birthplace as Atlanta, Texas. Includes a formal bust portrait photograph (at right) of Coleman, dressed in flying clothing and wearing a leather flying helmet with goggles pushed up on her head, with her signature beneath the photograph. [See SI 93-7758 for an unretouched version.]
Repository Loc.
National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560
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1921
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Local number
NASM-99-15416
photographer
Unknown
Topic
Women air pilots
Women in aeronautics
Astronautics
Aeronautics
Air pilots
National Air and Space Museum Archives
Type
Photographs