Pilot Mildred (Hemmons) Carter

Updated Dec 04, 2019
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on Jun 11, 2019 11:43 AM
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A graduate of the Tuskegee Institute she was denied work as a pilot as a Tuskegee Airman (wrong gender) and the WASP -- Women's Airforce Service Pilots (wrong race).
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Ancient Faces commented
See the wings on her jacket? See the big grin on her face? She seems to have so much spunk in the face of huge obstacles in 1940!
Dec 04, 2019 · Reply
Lora Silsbee commented
Great photograph.
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Anney Ng commented
So unfortunate that she never became a pilot 👩‍✈️ to serve back then.
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Heather Stansfield commented
What an amazing woman!
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