"28 Students Ask Training in Aviation: Two girls apply for C.A.A. course in flight instruction"

Dickinsonian, October 1940
Date: 
October 10, 1940

The Dickinsonian reports that two female students, Alice Abbott and Ann Housman, were among those who signed up to take a Civil Aeronautics Authority flying course at Dickinson.  Professor Wellington Parlin, a member of the Dickinson Physics Department, will teach a portion of the course.  The article specifically notes that the women "have been given the authority of President Corson to participate."

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Dickinsonian October 10, 1940