Friday, November 7, 2014

Cora Pearl


Cora Pearl (1835 – 1886) was a 19th-century courtesan of the French demimonde.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Helen Richey


Helen Richey (1909 – 1947) was a pioneering female aviator and the first woman to be hired as a pilot by a commercial airline in the United States. Richey also was the first woman sworn in to pilot air mail and one of the first female flight instructors.