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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item # 618821

June 13, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 13, 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. The front page has one column headings: "ATLANTIC RACE AGAIN PUT OFF BY TWO GIRLS" "Mabel Boll Awaits Better Weather; Friendship Fails in Take-Off" (see) Weather was a problem but Earhart and crew would finally make a successful takeoff in 4 days.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century

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