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Maude Elsa Gardner – Bibliography
Maude Elsa Gardner as first woman member,
Engineers Club of Dayton, Board of Governors’ Minutes, 7 March 1936.
Chemical engineer and lawyer Gertrude Bucher joined as a junior member in 1929.
Engineers Club of Dayton, Board of Governors’ Minutes, 5 November 1929.
Dayton City Commission Meeting Minutes, Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Maude Elsa Gardner earned distinction as the first women member of Dayton’s engineers
club and was an aeronautical engineer who worked at Wright Field from 1936 to 1941.
Zone of the Interior
A Memoir, 1942–1947
National Personnel Records Center
Civilian Personnel Records
111 Winnebago Street
St. Louis, MO 63118-4126
The Women of M.I.T., 1871 to 1941: Who They Were, What They Achieved., p. 246
The Dayton Daily News
February 1, 1939
The Dayton Herald
Thursday, February 2, 1939
The Lowell Sun, Tuesday , September 1, 1942, Lowell, Mass
The Charleroi Mail, Sept. 4, 1942, Charleroi, PA
Rocketeers and Gentlemen Engineers: A History of the AIAA and What Came Before (Reston:
Nov 25, 2009 Email
Tom D. Crouch, PhD
Senior Curator, Aeronautics
Her daughter the engineer: the life of Elsie Gregory MacGill By Richard I. Bourgeois-Doyle
The Women of M.I.T., 1871 to 1941: Who They Were, What They Achieved.
Women in Engineering: Pioneers and Trailblazers
SMITHSONIAN STUDIES IN AIR AND SPACE, NUMBERS 6 & 7
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