Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock Graduation Speech Collection [Turner]

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0040
Dates:
1990-1992
Languages:
English
This collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.06 Cubic Feet
1 folder and 1 video cassette
Repository:
This collection consists of one Video8 cassette which contains a recording of Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock's speech at the graduation ceremony for the Orientation to Nontraditional Occupations for Women program at Licking County Joint Vocational School in Newark, Ohio as well as three news clippings.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one Video8 cassette which contains a recording of Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock's speech at the graduation ceremony for the Orientation to Nontraditional Occupations for Women program at Licking County Joint Vocational School in Newark, Ohio. The video is dated November 1, 1991. The collection also contains photocopies of three news clippings about Mock's speech, and about the program in general.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is organized by type of material, and chronologically within folders when applicable.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Flying the "Spirit of Columbus," Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock, a native of Newark, Ohio, became the first woman to pilot an aircraft around the world. She departed from Columbus, Ohio, on March 19, 1964, and arrived back home on April 17, 1964, after flying 36,964 kilometers (23,103 miles) in 29 days, 11 hours, and 59 minutes.
Mock was invited to speak at the graduation ceremony for the Orientation to Nontraditional Occupations for Women program at Licking County Joint Vocational School (Newark, Ohio) in November, 1991. The invitation was extended by Maryalice Turner, the program's coordinator and one of the instructors, and she also introduced Mock at the event.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2018.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Maryalice Turner, Gift, 2018, NASM.2018.0040

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Preferred Citation
Geraldine L. "Jerrie" Mock Graduation Speech Collection [Turner], NASM.2018.0040, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Women air pilots Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newspaper clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videocassettes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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