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Amelia Earhart designed this practical two-piece flying suit for the Ninety-Nines, an organization of women pilots. Although the group never formally adopted the suit, the interlocking "9s" eventually became their logo.
The Ninety Nines was…
Much experimentation in aeronautical design was occurring at this time. Earhart showed great interest in such work and became involved in testing several new planes. In this photograph she poses in an autogiro, an airplane with a conventional…

Amelia Earhart is best known as the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, which she did in 1932. She set many more records, including three years later being the first person to fly solo nonstop from Mexico City to Newark, New Jersey…

One of three covers carried by Amelia Earhart on her flight from Trepassey Bay, Newfoundland to Burry Port, Wales on June 21, 1928. Addressed to Lord Edward Morris of London. Four Newfoundland stamps affixed, Scott 130-134; one Great Britain stamp…

Boston Commemorative airmail cover signed by Amelia Earhart, Lou Gordon and W.L. Stultz. Addressed to Amelia Earhart, Boston, MA. US stamp affixed, Scott C7. From Album 1 of the collection.
After the Friendship flight, Earhart was flooded with invitations to speak to different groups. Because she had lived outside of Chicago for several years, many invitations came from that area. In mid-July she traveled to Chicago, where she was…
Frank Hawks (1897–1938) took Amelia Earhart on her first airplane ride in 1921. An ex-Army officer, he worked at an airstrip in Los Angeles, where he gave flying lessons and performed stunts in local air shows. Although the flight excited her, she…

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Accompanied by her husband, George Palmer Putnam, Amelia Earhart, only solo flier of both Atlanic and Pacific oceans, arrived in New York after an airplane flight across the continent.

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Amelia Earhart Putnam Aviatrix, George Palmer Putnam, Publisher & husband of Amelia Earhart.

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George Palmer Putnam & wife, Explorer & Publisher, Amelia Earhart Putnam Aviatrix
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