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Earhart In Pictures

Aviator
Amelia Earhart
shares a moment
with U.S. First Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt at the National Geographic Headquarters
in Washington, D.C. on March 2, 1935. (AP Photo)

Amelia Earhart, the only person to fly solo from Honolulu to the
mainland of the United States, arrived at the Oakland, Calif.,
airport on Jan. 19, 1935 in order to attend a civic banquet in her
honor at the Athen’s Athletic Club of Oakland. Upon arrival, left
to right are George Palmer Putnam, Amelia’s husband, Amelia
Earhart Putnam, Paul Mantz, mechanic for Amelia and Mrs.
Paul Mantz. (AP Photo/Ernest King)

Aviator Amelia
Earhart visits
her mother,
Amy Otis
Earhart,
at home in
Hollywood,
Calif., on Jan.
14, 1935.
(AP Photo)

Dr. Giuseppe
Castruccio, center,
Italian consul general in
Chicago, is shown pinning
the General Italo Balbo
Medal on Amelia Earhart,
May 23, 1935, noted
woman flier, in recognition of her air feats, Mrs. Charles S. Clark President of
the conference of club Presidents, watches. The club Presidents held a luncheon
in honor of Miss Amelia and the presentation was made at that time. (AP Photo)

American aviatrix Amelia Earhart climbs from the cockpit of her plane at Los
Angeles, Ca., Jan. 13, 1935 after a flight from Oakland to visit her mother. It is
the plane she had flown into Oakland the day before from the Hawaiian Islands,
becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo)

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