Jane Stender, pictured in May 1944, was one of Omaha’s first female bus drivers. She is at the wheel of one of 20 new 40-passenger buses, the first received in the city since World War II began. She worked nine-hour days, seven days a week. Her husband, Sgt. Henry Stender, was in Hawaii at the time. He planted the first American flag on Attu Island. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Jane Stender, pictured in May 1944, was one of Omaha’s first female bus drivers. She is at the wheel of one of 20 new 40-passenger buses, the first received in the city since World War II began. She worked nine-hour days, seven days a week. Her husband, Sgt. Henry Stender, was in Hawaii at the time. He planted the first American flag on Attu Island. THE WORLD-HERALD

Like anything you see? Contact Michelle at Michelle.Gullett@owh.com or call 402-444-1014 to purchase prints.