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Amelia Earhart and Dorothy Binney Putnam and the Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. research file

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20200219

Content Description

Sally Putnam Chapman's research file on Amelia Earhart and Dorothy Binney Putnam's involvement in the July 1929 inaugural flight of the Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. (TAT) flight. The coast to coast trip was between New York and California. Passengers traveled by plane during the day and by train at night. Dorothy Binney Putnam was the first woman passenger to make the round trip. File includes a 1929 foldout map travel log booklet given to passengers as they began the journey. The booklet is titled, Coast to Coast by Plane and Train Illustrated Map and was published by Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Gift of Sally Putnam Chapman

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1929 - 2007

Extent

1 folders (1 folder) : Photographs, newspaper article copies, magazine article, and a air passenger booklet.