1923 Amelia Earhart Photo Used in a News Release While the "Friendship" was Held Up at Trepassey Bay, June 5-17, 1928

Summary

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) took her first airplane ride in December 1920 and, from then on, devoted her life to aviation. She worked odd jobs to pay for flying lessons and earned her pilot's license in 1923 -- only the 16th woman to do so. Earhart set records, made headlines and became one of the world's most famous pilots, female or male.

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) took her first airplane ride in December 1920 and, from then on, devoted her life to aviation. She worked odd jobs to pay for flying lessons and earned her pilot's license in 1923 -- only the 16th woman to do so. Earhart set records, made headlines and became one of the world's most famous pilots, female or male.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in

Width: 6.5 in

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