Oral history with Katharine Stinson conducted by Gene Nora Jessen

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Title:
Oral history with Katharine Stinson conducted by Gene Nora Jessen
Topics:
Engineering
University History
Subjects:
Aerospace engineering
Women in engineering
Original Format:
Beta SP cassette, sound, color
VHS tape
Item identifier:
mc00256-003-bx0002-000-004
Interviewee:
Stinson, Katharine, 1917-2001 more info on Stinson, Katharine, 1917-2001 
Interviewer:
Jessen, Gene Nora more info on Jessen, Gene Nora 
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Description:
In this interview, Katharine Stinson discusses her early encounters with Amelia Earhart and N.C. State College Engineering School Dean Wallace C. Riddick. She also talks about developments in the aviation industry and the qualities of successful women. Stinson's other comments concern the naming of Stinson Drive on N.C. State's campus, the development of N.C. State's Centennial Campus, and her life in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Genre:
Interviews
Television interviews
Names:
Stinson, Katharine, 1917-2001 more info on Stinson, Katharine, 1917-2001 
North Carolina State University more info on North Carolina State University 
North Carolina State University. College of Engineering more info on North Carolina State University. College of Engineering 
Riddick, W. C. (Wallace Carl), 1864-1942 more info on Riddick, W. C. (Wallace Carl), 1864-1942 
Society of Women Engineers more info on Society of Women Engineers 
North Carolina people (Television program) more info on North Carolina people (Television program) 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Manuscript Collections

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Collection:
Katharine Stinson Papers, 1937-2001 (MC00256)
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