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Southern, Neta Snook (1896-1991) Archive of Neta Snook [Southern] [Decimalized .01- .08]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243 Author/Creator: Southern, Neta Snook (1896-1991) Place Written: [various places] Type: Various Date: 1917-1982 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: The archive includes a letter written by Amelia Earhart, two personal diaries, a signed copy of Snook Southern's book "I Taught Amelia to Fly", photographs, airplane blueprints, personal papers.

People: Southern, Neta Snook, 1896-1991.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.
Underwood, John (fl. 1920-1930).
Neely, Charles (fl. 1970-1980).

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: Progressive Era, Woman Author, Women's History, Aviation

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties