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Mary Webb Nicholson: First in Flight

Courtesy of Greensboro Historical Museum While many women of her time were grounded by more domestic roles, Greensboro native Mary Webb Nicholson yearned for the skies. Her passion for flight would earn her many “firsts” in women’s aviation, but would also lead to her untimely death in the service of the British Royal Air Force […]