Phoebe Omlie’s Flying Life Told In Magazine

Title

Phoebe Omlie’s Flying Life Told In Magazine

Subject

Physical Culture Omlie, Phoebe article

Description

The article discusses Phoebe Omlie's flying career. She was a lead story in an American magazine for her accomplishments. Phoebe Omlie took up aviation for schooling. She was a star of the Phoebe Fairgrave Flying Circus. The Phoebe Fairgrave Flying Circus was the first flying circus that had been opened by a woman. She is from Memphis, TN. She took aviation as an vocation in school. She participated in a race that’s was geared to flying time only from Iowa to New York. The winners have yet to be determined. Phoebe Omlie’s husband also was a pilot and he played a big role in her accomplishments as well. He was the chief pilot for a flying service.

Source

MSS491 Box one Preservations and Special Collections

Publisher

University of Memphis Libraries

Date

July 20, 1989

Rights

Digital Image © 2016, University of Memphis Libraries Preservation and Special Collections Department. All rights reserved.

Files

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Citation

“Phoebe Omlie’s Flying Life Told In Magazine,” Making an Impact: The Lives of Tennessee Women, accessed May 5, 2021, https://umhist4851.omeka.net/items/show/107.

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