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Walking on AirThe Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie$
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Janann Sherman

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781617031243

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617031243.001.0001

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Chapter One

Chapter One

(p.3) Chapter One
Walking on Air

Janann Sherman

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter describes Phoebe’s family and childhood; her attendance of Mechanic Arts High School; her fascination with airplanes; her decision to buy a plane; her first parachute jump; and her marriage to Vernon Omlie in February 1922.

Keywords:   Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie, family, childhood, Mechanic Arts High School, airplane, parachute jump

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