Consists primarily of writings, correspondence, and photographs of the aviator and writer Genevieve Haugen.
Genevieve Haugen (born Juno Lenore Genevieve Haugen, January 29, 1911 in Everett, WA) was an aviator, writer, and screenwriter
in Los Angeles. She received her pilot's license in 1932 at the age of 20. In 1935 she published Women with Wings, a novel
about women aviators, which was later adapted for the screen as the 20th Century Fox film Tail Spin (1939). Haugen served
as a technical advisor for the film. She was a member of the Ninety-Nines organization of women pilots and participated in
numerous aviation events in Los Angeles in the 1930s. In addition, she published magazine articles about aviation and served
with the Civil Air Patrol during World War II. In the 1940s, Haugen wrote several screenplays while married to her third husband
the film director Max Nosseck. She continued to write into the 1950s, mostly short stories, while working as a secretary in
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