Amelia Earhart and the "Friendship" Crew Brought Ashore at Burry Port after the Transatlantic Flight, June 18, 1928

Summary

Amelia Earhart and her Friendship crewmates, Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon, had intended to fly from Newfoundland to Southampton, England. Instead they landed off of Burry Port, Wales. It did not matter. When the trio came ashore, some 2,000 people -- nearly the entire population of Burry Port -- came out to see the woman who had conquered the Atlantic Ocean.

Amelia Earhart and her Friendship crewmates, Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon, had intended to fly from Newfoundland to Southampton, England. Instead they landed off of Burry Port, Wales. It did not matter. When the trio came ashore, some 2,000 people -- nearly the entire population of Burry Port -- came out to see the woman who had conquered the Atlantic Ocean.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

18 June 1928

Collection Title

Aeronautics Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1629.28

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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