Bessie Coleman was an early American civil aviator. She was the first woman of African-American descent, and also the first of Native-American descent, to hold a pilot license. Keep this adorable pocket sized Bessie Coleman talisman by your side. Each String Doll has her own special power that is always positive and helpful. Every doll is handmade from one piece of string with added accessories. Durable enough to be used as a key chain, or bag charm.