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Bragg, Janet Harmon. Soaring Above Setbacks: The Autobiography of Janet Harmon Bragg, African American Aviator. Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996. 120 p.
Book call no.: 92 B8133s

Freydberg, Elizabeth H. Bessie Coleman, The Brownskin Lady Bird. New York, Garland Pub., 1994. 156 p.
Book call no.: 92 C6921f

Hardesty, Jon and Pisano Domenick. Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. Washington, National Air and Space Museum, 1984. 80 p.
Book call no.: 387.708996073 H259b

Invisible Wings: An Annotated Bibliography on Blacks in Aviation, 1916-1993, compiled by Betty Kaplan Gubert. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1994. 274 p.
Book call no.: 016.6291 G921i

Loving, Neal V. Loving's Love : A Black American's Experience in Aviation. Washington , Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994. 288 p.
Book call no.: 92 L9111L

Powell, William J. Black Aviator: The Story of William J. Powell. Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994. 150 p.
Book call no.: 92 P886b

Rich, Doris. Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator. Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993. 153 p.
About Bessie Coleman, 1896-1926.
Book call no.: 92 C6921r

Jakeman, Robert J. America's Black Air Pioneers, 1900-1939.. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 1988. 38 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 J253a

Kitchens, John W. They Also Flew: Pioneer Black Army Aviators. U.S. Army Aviation Digest
pt 1: September-October 1994, pp 34-39
pt 2: November-December 1994 pp 34-39

Schlitz, William P. Blacks in U. S. Aviation: The Pioneers. Air Force Magazine
Pt. 1, 66:68-72 January 1983
Pt. 2, 66:74-79 February 1983

Smith, Perry. Blacks in Military Aviation--The Beginning. U.S. Army Aviation Digest pp 26-28 June 1988

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