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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elise von R. Owen
RLIN number: NXCP88-A34
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Groton, New York; sailing near Groton circa 1900; wireless instructor New York, NY during World War I; early involvement with flying; flight instructor in World War II.
Extent: Transcript: 67 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Owen, Elise von R., 1890-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1890
Speaker occupation: Flying instructor; Radio instructor
Age at speaking: 90
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Owen, Elise von R.
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Air pilots; Oral history; Women air pilots; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Owen, Elise von R., 1890-; Telegraph, Wireless; Women in aeronautics
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019887-15330