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Nell Brinkley: 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 "Nell Brinkley" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Nell Brinkley, Golden Eyes and her Hero Bill, Brinkley girls, Betty and Billy, Uncle Sam, Uncle Sam's Schoolgirls.
  • It is important to 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 1907-1944.
  • Brinkley's newspaper illustration series can be found in the Sunday American Weekly section of the Washington Times newspaper. Narrowing the newspaper title by the issue day (Sunday) will yield results that were not captured by the text search due to illustrated titles or characters.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America