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First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item # 681392

June 04, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., 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 top of the front page has a five column headline: "THE FRIENDSHIP HOPS OFF FOR TREPASSEY ON LONDON FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Weather would delay her from finishing the journey for about 2 weeks.
Complete with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century