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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item # 619333

June 8, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, 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 nice three column headline: "FAILURE TO START SAVED THE LIVES OF FRIENDSHIP CREW" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for more than a week.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century

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