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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item # 621777

June 7, 1928

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 7, 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 four column headline: "Friendship Fails in 3 Take-offs..." with subhead. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for almost 2 weeks.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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