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Southern, Neta Snook (1896-1991) Diary of Neta Snook Southern

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243.003 Author/Creator: Southern, Neta Snook (1896-1991) Place Written: s.l. Type: Diary Date: 1934-1963 Pagination: 1 v. : clippings : 260 p. ; 18 x 10.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243.003 Author/Creator: Southern, Neta Snook (1896-1991) Place Written: s.l. Type: Diary Date: 1934-1963 Pagination: 1 v. : clippings : 260 p. ; 18 x 10.5 cm.

Summary of Content: This daily diary book primarily includes lists and notes regarding Snook Southern's farm and home. The diary is used sporadically for a nineteen year period. Also included with the diary are various newspaper clippings and receipts.

Background Information: Anita (Neta) Snook Southern was Amelia Earhart's flight instructor from 1920 to about 1922. She began flying in 1917 and attended the Curtiss School of Aviation in New Port News, Va in 1918. After ...the school closed due to flying restrictions during WW I, Snook moved West to Southern California where she worked as a flight instructor and taught Amelia Earhart.See More

People: Southern, Neta Snook, 1896-1991

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Woman AuthorWomen's HistoryAviationSoldier's Diary

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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