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Early Women in Aviation: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Women and Aviation" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    airships, aeroplanes, aviatices, flying machines, women aviators.
  • Try searching specifically for popular female pilots, such as Helene Dutrieu, Harriet Quimby, or Mathilde Moisant.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America