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Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart :: Papers, Memorabilia, and Artifacts

November 7, 2007 -- From Carl, a reader, from West Lafayette, Indiana, who is affiliated with the site.

The online collection includes more than 2,000 scans of photographs, maps, and documents relating to Earhart. Copies of the maps that were used on her last flight are available as well as photographs that she took while on the flight and mailed back to her husband. Earhart’s medals are also available online. These include the U. S. Distinguished Flying Cross, the Lindbergh Medal, and the National Geographic Society Medal. An interactive map of Earhart’s flight is included on the web site. New additions include personal correspondence, her marriage license and her prenuptial agreement.


Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

July 16, 2001 -- From Ree G, a teacher from Atchison, Kansas, USA who is affiliated with the site

This site comes from the home in which Amelia was born in the town she always referred to as her home town, Atchison, Kansas. The site has a wealth of information on Amelia and an email link to ask questions of museum staff.

Biographies for Children–The Young Patriots Series

September 22, 1999 -- From Florrie B., a parent from Carmel, Indiana who is affiliated with the site

The Young Patriots Series of children’s biographies features the adventures of Amelia Earhart, William Henry Harrison, and many more famous Americans. As kids read about Amelia Earhart building her first roller coaster in “Amelia Earhart, Young Air Pioneer,” and William Henry Harrison rescuing his little sister from drowning in “William Henry Harrison, Young Tippecanoe,” they are meeting real children who make the same mistakes as they do, play games as they do, and even disobey their parents (sometimes)! Lesson plans, sample chapters and illustrations, and educational links are organized by book subject. American history leaps from the pages of these fun-to-read books for kids!