Stories from the Sixteenth State
01 - Cornelia Fort

01 - Cornelia Fort

February 9, 2020

This episode explores the life of Nashville aviator Cornelia Fort, from her upbringing among Nashville's elite, to her service in the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Service, to her tragic death, becoming the first female pilot to die on active duty in United States history.

To view documents discussed in this episode please visit the Tennessee State Library and Archives blog here.

00 - Trailer

00 - Trailer

January 31, 2020

The Tennessee State Library and Archives is happy to announce the creation of new podcast called Stories from the Sixteenth State. The podcast will examine the people, places, and events that have shaped Tennessee’s history.

Check out our podcast’s homepage at storiesfromthesixteenthstate.podbean.com or the Tennessee State Library and Archives at sos.tn.gov/tsla