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Earhart image, with quote, "…now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done - occasionally what men have not done - thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action. Some such consideration was a contributing reason for my wanting to do what I so much wanted to do.", undated

 Item — Box: 10, Item: 19
Identifier: MSP 188, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Item 19

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Within this sub-series are oversized photographs, newspapers, and other printed material. Some of the items include front-page news stories featuring Earhart and other famous aviatrices, from 1929-1937. One paper is devoted to aviation pioneer, Ruth Nichols. Other items include advertisements featuring Earhart, and Earhart luggage, and a copy of the purchase agreement for her Lockheed Electra from 1936. Also included are articles about Earhart from more recent times, which feature Purdue events and speculation on her disappearance.

Dates

  • undated

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Series: 0.685 Cubic Feet (One flat box)

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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