This is an informal photograph of pilot Amelia Earhart after her first solo flight in 1921. The image was copied from "Soaring Wings," which was written by her husband, George P. Putnam, and published in 1939 by Harcourt, Brace & Co. after her presumed death.
This photograph can be used to discuss the importance of Amelia Earhart to aviation history, Kansas history, and women's history.
Item Number: 431
Call Number: B Earhart, Amelia *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 431
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Pilots
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Notable Kansans (Indicator 1)
Curriculum - The Kansas Journey - Chapter 10: Good Times, Bad Times
Date - 1920s - 1921
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Earhart, Amelia 1897-1937
Places - Other States - California - Long Beach
Thematic Time Period - The Twenties, 1920-1929
Transportation - Air Travel
Type of Material - Photographs