Pioneering pilot's missions carried her skyward
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Pioneering pilot's missions carried her skyward

The Aeronca Champion's Continental four-cylinder engine rattled the light airplane to life. Twenty-seven-year-old Creadell Johnetta Haley had dreamed of this moment from the day she saw an airplane soar above her.

Great Influenza Epidemic of 1918 took its toll on Quincyans
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Great Influenza Epidemic of 1918 took its toll on Quincyans

In the autumn of 1918, with the U.S. military engaged in World War I raging in Europe, doctors and nurses at home were fighting another war against influenza.

Nurse didn't realize she'd signed up for the military
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Nurse didn't realize she'd signed up for the military

Virgene Ward's dedication as a nurse was recognized throughout her career.