Driver Aloha Wanderwell on the Hoist Lifting Her Ford Model T from Aboard Ship, Shanghai, China, 1924

Summary

Aloha Wanderwell Baker, born Idris Galcia Hall, was adventurous. In 1922, at the age of 16, she answered an ad to join the globe-trekking Captain Walter Wanderwell on his travels. Aloha crisscrossed Europe, journeyed across Africa and Asia, and then sailed for America and more adventures. Along the way, she became known as "the world's most traveled girl."

Aloha Wanderwell Baker, born Idris Galcia Hall, was adventurous. In 1922, at the age of 16, she answered an ad to join the globe-trekking Captain Walter Wanderwell on his travels. Aloha crisscrossed Europe, journeyed across Africa and Asia, and then sailed for America and more adventures. Along the way, she became known as "the world's most traveled girl."

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1924

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.O.4514

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

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