Amelia EarhartThe first woman to fly across the Atlantic tragically disappeared in 1937 on what was meant to be a globe-circling flight. She accomplished a larger mission, dramatically expanding the world's notions of how high a woman can soar.

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Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend, Katherine V. Dillon & Donald M. Goldstein -An impressive account of one of the most exciting, adventurous women, whose disappearance remains a mystery to this day.

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Disappearing mysteriously over the Pacific Ocean at the age of 39 did nothing to diminish Earhart's fame as a great female pilot. She was declared dead two years later, but in over a hundred years, the wreckage of her plane was never found

The world's most famous female aviator  disappeared in 1937, as she  attempted to become the first woman to fly around the world. With her  navigator, Fred Noonan, her Lockheed Electra was last heard from about  100 miles from the tiny Pacific atoll, Howland Island, on July 2, 1937.  President Roosevelt authorized an immediate search; no trace was ever  found.

Amelia Earhart, 1930 Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. When attempting to circle the globe in her plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. She was 41 years old when her plane disappeared.

Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1935. Inspired by Earhart’s example, Roosevelt wanted to obtain a pilot’s license, although her husband rejected the idea. Earhart was a frequent visitor to the White House and was likewise influenced by Roosevelt. She supported the first lady’s efforts to improve the lives of working women and joined her campaign to promote world peace.

Amelia and Eleanor - Amelia and Eleanor - Amelia Earhart shares a jovial moment with her friend, Eleanor Roosevelt.

Fragment believed to be from Amelia Earhart\'s plane found on Pacific island, researchers say Many WWII fragments, Could this be "THE ONE?"

Fragment believed to be from Amelia Earhart's plane found on Pacific island, researchers say

A recently surfaced photo of Amelia Earhart’s plane, captured by the Miami Herald in could offer crucial evidence regarding the famous aviator’s disappearance.

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"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves." ~ Amelia Earhart

Has Amelia Earhart's plane finally been found? Not so fast

Amelia Mary Earhart, July 1897 – disappeared July was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

A new discovery shows a striking similarity between the pilot and a partial skeleton of a castaway found on a remote island in 1940.

A new discovery shows a striking similarity between the pilot and a partial skeleton of a castaway found on a remote island in 1940.

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