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Mrs. Adela Riek Scharr - 1990 Recipient

Mrs. Adela Riek Scharr received the Adela Riek Scharr Medallion in 1990 as part of the St. Louis Public Library's Aviation History Month activities. She was honored for being the first woman flight instructor at Lambert Field, one of the original members of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) during World War II and a member of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASPS) when the WAFS and WASP merged in 1943.

A dinner was held in her honor, on March 28, 1990.

 

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Dr. Glen Holt presents Mrs. Adela Scharr with
the Adela Riek Scharr Medallion 1990

 

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