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Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) to Neta Snook Southern

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243.001 Author/Creator: Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Typed letter signed Date: 26 January 1929 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Typed on "Hearst's International" letterhead. Writing as aviation editor of Cosmopolitan Magazine, Earhart reminisces the days when she flew with Snook Southern.

People: Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.
Southern, Neta Snook, 1896-1991.

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

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

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties