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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...



Item # 618246

June 8, 1828

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928 

* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history
* Airplane "Friendship"


Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The front page has a small one column headline within inset: "Rival Woman Fliers Still Held By Bad Weather on Atlantic". (see)
Page 4 has one column headings: "FRIENDSHIP FAILS THRICE TO TAKE OFF" "Big Plane at Trepassey, N.F., Cannot Rise in Light Airs Because of Weight" and more with smaller subheads. Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition, a few binding slits, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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