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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 45 related to Soaring Skyward: A History of Aviation in and around Long Beach, California.   

Amelia Earhart: The Turbulent Life of an American Icon

Kathleen C. Winters - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 256 pages
When Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific in 1937, she was at the height of her fame. Fascination with Earhart remains just as strong today, as her mysterious ...
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Pearson Field: Pioneering Aviation in Vancouver and Portland

Bill Alley - History - 2006 - 128 pages
Pearson Field, part of the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, is one of the oldest continually operating airfields in the United States. From the first arrival of an airship ...
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Aviation in Southern Oregon

Bill Alley, Southern Oregon Historical Society - History - 2011 - 128 pages
Medford, Oregon, pioneered aviation in Southern Oregon and has long enjoyed a reputation for being an air-minded city. When the City of Medford built Newell Barber Field in ...
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Wings of Their Dreams: Purdue in Flight

John Norberg - Technology & Engineering - 2007 - 432 pages
Throughout flight's first 100 years, Purdue University has propelled unique contributions from pioneer educators, aviators, and engineers who flew balloons into the ...
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Eastern Iowa's Aviation Heritage

Scott M. Fisher - History - 2011 - 128 pages
Iowans embraced aviation from its very beginning. In the late 1800s, Keokuk's Baldwin brothers headlined Lee County Chautauqua festivals with balloon ascensions. Two decades ...
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Powder Puff Derby of 1929

Gene Nora Jessen - Powder Puff Derby - 2002 - 320 pages
The unforgettable true story of the 1929 air race that legitimized female pilots. In 1929, nineteen women set out from Santa Monica, California, in flimsy, propeller driven ...
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