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Amelia Earhart, c. 1937. Paul Goldfinger still photograph taken from the documentary Amelia.


On top of her Lockheed plane. Photo by Paul Goldfinger, from the documentary Amelia.


Internet photo under the nose of her Lockheed model “10e Electra. “


Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly across the Atlantic. She broke quite a few records.  In July, 1937, her plane, with a navigator aboard, went down over New Guinea while trying to fly around the world.   Her wreck was never found. She was 40 years old.





“AMELIA”   by Joni Mitchell

“The drone of flying engines
Is a song so wild and blue
It scrambles time and seasons if it gets thru to you
Then your life becomes a travelogue
Of picture-post-card-charms
Amelia, it was just a false alarm.”



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