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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Louise Thaden, Aviatrix

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Louise Thaden, 73, now lives in High Point. In the 1920s, she was a pioneer aviatrix, breaking international airplane records for altitude, speed, solo endurance, light plane speed, East-West speed, and 100-kilometer speed. She was the first woman to enter the Bendix Transcontinental race in 1936. She won first prize.
Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 4, July/Aug 1978, p48-49, il