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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...
Item # 618980
June 4, 1928
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 4, 1928
* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart* About to make history
* Airplane "Friendship" - 1st stage flight
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 two column headline: "WOMAN FLIER JOINS STULTZ IN TAKEOFF OF DASH TO LONDON" with subheads. Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for about 2 weeks.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a little margin wear and tear, generally good.
Category: The 20th Century