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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

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June 12, 1828

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1928 

* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history in airplane "Friendship"
* Early aviation era original

Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. Page 33 has one column headings: "Bad Ocean Weather May Halt Friendship" "Miss Earhart and Aides Were Ready to Hop on Encouraging Newfoundland Forecasts" See image for text here. Weather was a problem but Earhart and crew would finally make a successful takeoff in 6 days.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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