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Amelia Earhart... Pacific Ocean flight...

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January 12, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1935

* Amelia Earhart (female aviator)
* Pacific Ocean flight (Hawaii to Oakland)
* 1st of it's kind (during flight report)

The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART OFF ON PACIFIC FLIGHT; HEARD 3 HOURS OUT" "Leaves Honolulu on 2,400-Mile Journey to Oakland Never Made Solo Before" "Flying In Good Weather" and more. Lengthy text continues inside with related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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