Viola Gentry Papers

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Viola Gentry (1906-1959) was an early American aviatrix who set the first non-refueling endurance flight record for women in 1928. Gentry remained active in flying and encouraging young women to enter the field of aviation. She received the Lady Drummond-Hay Air Trophy in 1954 for her long career promoting women in aviation.

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