Emory Conrad Malick 1881-1958

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Biplane Flight at Seven Points

July 25, 1911 Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Pa.)

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EMORY MALICK: THE FORGOTTEN FIRST

Oxford African American Studies Center

PHOTO ESSAY: Early African American Aviators — Emory Malick's story is one of the mysteries of mixed racial heritage in America...
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Restoring black pilot's legacy

Restoring black pilot's legacy

Philadelphia Inquirer
by: Kristin E. Holmes, Inquirer Staff Writer
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NCHS presents program on Sunbury’s first aviator

June 16, 2013 SUNBURY — Mary Groce of Mt. Laurel, N.J., will present a program on the life and achievements of Emory Conrad Malick, the first licensed African American pilot and Sunbury’s first aviator...
The Daily Item
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Woodbury celebrates the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation

June 16, 2013 WOODBURY — The fourth annual “Juneteenth: A Day of Rememberance” celebration Saturday afternoon at Wing-Dickerson Park was one for residents and participants alike to reflect on 150 years of African-American history since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863...
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Americas First Black Aviator, Emory Malick

Thu, 1881-12-29 *Emory Malick was born on this date in 1881. He was an African American aviator...
African American Registry
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Emory C. Malick, Pilot #105, was an early Aero Club member

From the Aero Club Newsletter, Summer 2011
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Emory C. Malick, Pioneer Pilot

The first aviator to fly in Snyder County was Emory C. Malick. The aeroplane was a Curtiss bi-plane powered by a Curtiss OX2 Engine driving two contra rotating propellers.

The events of his flight are in the news papers of that time, but the background of his ambition and interest in flying are in the letters he had written to aircraft and engine manufactors, also the few vintage areo magazines and pamphlets that were in his estate and have been presented to the Snyder County Historical Society by his nephew, Warren F. Groce, of Selinsgrove, Pa.
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Chronology of Selinsgrove

From “A Chronology of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, Volume II: 1851-1920” by William M. Schnure
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City Native's Plane Crashes on N.J. Field

Sunbury Daily Item, Monday, March 5, 1928
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Passenger is Killed when Plane Nose Dives in Swamp

Galveston Daily News Galveston, Texas May 20, 1928
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City Native Flew First Plane Here

Sunbury Daily Item, September 1, 1928
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Pilot Who Flew First Plane in City at Banquet

Sunbury Daily Item, September 1, 1928
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In the Museum: The Unrecognized First

Emory Malick, the first African-American pilot, wasn't known to historians until recently.
By Rebecca Maksel
Air & Space Magazine, March 01, 2011
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Breaking News: First African American Pilot...

San Diego Air & Space Museum
by: nchase, February 11, 2011
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Was first African-American pilot born here?

February 14, 2011 By Jane Kessler For The Daily Item
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Ernie and Emory Conrad Malick - The Flying Dutchman

Emory Conrad Malick's story is stunning, and has caught everyone flat-footed. Even aviation historians at the Smithsonian are surprised by the recent evidence discovered related to Malick...
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