Queen Bess

Queen Bess

Daredevil Aviator

Book - 1993
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Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as "Queen Bess", a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. 30 duotone photographs. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.
ISBN: 9781560982654
Branch Call Number: COLEMAN RIC
Characteristics: xiv, 153 P., [16] P. OF PLATES : ILL., PORTS.


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