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Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

LC control no.n 50000654
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingEarhart, Amelia, 1897-1937
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Variant(s)Putnam, Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937
Putnam, George Palmer, Mrs., 1897-1937
Ending date1937
Birth date1897-07-24
Place of birthAtchison (Kan.)
AffiliationNinety-Nines (Organization)
Purdue University
National Woman's Party
Profession or occupationAir pilots
Found inHer 20 hrs. 40 min. our flight in the Friendship ... 1928.
Certified copy of the baptismal record for Amelia Earhart from Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison, Kan., provided by the Ninety-Nines Inc. (Amelia Mary Earhart; b. Atchison, Kan., 7/24/1897)
English Wikipedia website, viewed May 10, 2012 (Amelia Mary Earhart; July 24, 1897--disappeared 1937) was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. Earhart joined the faculty of the Purdue University aviation department in 1935 as a visiting faculty member to counsel women on careers and help inspire others with her love for aviation. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party, and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment; Born: July 24, 1897, Atchison, Kansas, U.S.; Disappeared: July 2, 1937 (aged 39); Pacific Ocean, en route to Howland Island; Status: Declared dead in absentia, Jan. 5, 1939 (aged 41))
Amelia & me, 2020: CIP summary page (Amelia Earhart)
National bib agency no.0053F1264E
Associated languageeng
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