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Willa Brown: Out from the Shadows of Aeronautical History


Willa Bernice Brown was an aviation pioneer and flight instructor, but she is unknown to almost all, even those knowledgeable about the history of flight. Born in Glasgow, Kentucky, in 1907, her parents gave her more opportunities than most other African Americans … Continue reading

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Session on History and Public Policy at the Society for the History of Technology


The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) is holding its annual meeting in Portland, Maine, on October 10-13, 2013. As always it will be an interesting gathering of friends, fellow historians, and other researchers on the meaning of technology … Continue reading

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