Poem, "For Amelia Earhart" by Nathalia Crane, 1937

Summary

Amelia Earhart's enduring fame is due in part to the mysterious nature of her disappearance. Since her failure to reach Howland Island in 1937, Earhart has been memorialized in poems, plays, novels, songs and films. Many theories on her fate have been suggested but, whatever happened on that last flight, Earhart's life remains a source of inspiration today.

Amelia Earhart's enduring fame is due in part to the mysterious nature of her disappearance. Since her failure to reach Howland Island in 1937, Earhart has been memorialized in poems, plays, novels, songs and films. Many theories on her fate have been suggested but, whatever happened on that last flight, Earhart's life remains a source of inspiration today.

Artifact

Clipping (Information artifact)

Date Made

1937

Creators

Crane, Nathalia, 1913-1998 

Creator Notes

Clipped from the Chicago Daily News, undated.

Collection Title

Aeronautics Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1629.18

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Newsprint

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 5.5 in

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