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“Amelia Earhart riding up the Broadway canyon through cheering thousands with the traditional accompaniment of ticker tape…”

The New York Times, Mid-Week Pictorial, July 2, 1932 (2006.18.39) New York accords a “Lindbergh welcome” to the woman who accomplished a solo flight across the Atlantic: Mrs. Amelia Earhart Putnam Riding up the Broadway canyon through cheering thousands, with … Continue reading

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“The First Woman to Fly the Atlantic Alone”

Unidentified Photographer, [Amelia Earhart], ca. 1932 (1335.2005) Vu, “La ‘Girl Lindbergh’ A Traversé L’Atlantique,” May 25, 1932, (2009.61.15) Vanity Fair, “Miss Amelia Earhart: A new portrait by Steichen of the famed American flier who is now the wife of Mr. … Continue reading

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Six Snow People

VU, December 5, 1934 (2009.61.93) Unidentified Photographer, [20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart], February 28, 1938 (2007.9.2) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, February 1938 (2006.18.4) Robert Capa, [Betty and John Marsh watching ice skating show during the … Continue reading

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“Hey, Stella!”

Cristina García Rodero, “La Tabua,” Zarza de Montanchez, Spain, 1985 (2007.21.7) Marion Post Wolcott, Post Office in blizzard, Aspen, Colorado, 1941 (749.1984) Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, 1938 (2006.18.4) … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart

Unidentified Photographer, [Amelia Earhart, Philadelphia], December 15, 1930 (1336.2005) Unidentified Photographer, [Amelia Earhart surrounded by trophies], August 4, 1936 (1344.2005) Unidentified Photographer, [Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra above the Golden Gate Bridge], March 17, 1937 (1329.2005) Amelia Earhart is among those … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of the Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

Unidentified Photographer, [Amelia Earhart showing the size of Howland Island], 1937 This image was run after Earhart’s disappearance: “Several months ago, when Amelia Earhart disclosed plans for her around-the-world flight, a reporter asked her how big Howland Island would look … Continue reading

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Celebrating 75 Years of the Golden Gate Bridge

International News Photos, [Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra above the Golden Gate Bridge], March 17, 1937 William E. Dassonville, Golden Gate Bridge from Sausalito, ca. 1925 Read more about the 75th anniversary festivities here.

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