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Katherine Stinson the Flying Girl: 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 explore the topic of "Katherine Stinson" further using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    ​aviatrix, barnstormer, bird woman, Katherine Stinson, Katie, loop, Miss Stinson
  • Use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1912 and 1920
  • Be aware that a female pilot is sometimes referred to a “Bird Woman” or “Aviatrix”
  • ​Note the term “Barnstormer” refers to a pilot who travels from town to town performing acrobatic flying to crowds.
  • Related topics pages: Women in Aviation and Female Pilots

Selected Articles from Chronicling America