Amelia Earhart honored at the Boston airport

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1928

GUSN

GUSN-305504

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

airplanes
pilots
airports
celebrations
black-and-white negatives

Physical Description

1 glass negative

Collection Code

PC053

Collection Name

Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939

Reference Code

PC053.093

Date Notes

July 1928

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Yankee Publishing Incorporated (Publisher)

Material Type

black-and-white negatives

Other People

Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

Accruals Note

Yankee Negative Collection

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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