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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...
Item # 621044
June 5, 1928
THE WORLD, New York City, June 5, 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 five column headline: "Woman All Set to Hop the Atlantic" with subheads and pictorial. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for about 2 weeks.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century