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Amelia Earhart honored at the Boston airport

PC053.093 (RS209388)

Description

A black and white image of Amelia Earhart holding a bouquet of roses surrounded by dignitaries and a police escort walking away from a plane. In 1928, Earhart became the first woman passenger to cross the Atlantic Ocean in the plane "Friendship" with co-pilots Wilmer "Bill" Stultz and Louis "Slim" Gordon.

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Details

Collection Name
Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939
Collection Code
PC053
Dates
1928
Date Notes
July 1928
Physical Description
1 glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305504
Reference Code
PC053.093

Record details

Originator
Yankee Publishing Incorporated (Publisher)
Other People
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937
Descriptive Terms
airplanes
airports
celebrations
pilots
Material Type
black-and-white negatives
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Notes
Yankee Negative Collection
Physical Access Restrictions
The item is a black and white negative, but it has been digitized as a positive image for ease of use.

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