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Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid

This is a photograph of Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid in Canada.

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Orville F. Newton with an airplane

Here are three photographs of Orville F. Newton with an airplane (biplane). He was born in Clay Center but, later, his family moved to Topeka, Kansas.

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Roy Mahon and Ralph Stum

This black and white photograph shows pilot Roy Mahon, to the left, speaking with Ness County Weed Supervisor Ralph Stum about crop dusting.

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Amelia Earhart

This is an informal photograph of pilot Amelia Earhart after her first solo flight in 1921. The image was copied from "Soaring Wings," which was written by her husband, George P. Putnam, and published in 1939 by Harcourt, Brace & Co. after her presumed death.

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Amelia Earhart

Portrait of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1939, American aviation pioneer, at the age of 35. Earhart, a native of Atchison, Kansas, was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean and to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls

This photograph shows Amelia Earhart Putnam and Laura Houghtaling Ingalls, descending from a TWA "Sky Chief" airplane that stopped briefly at the municipal airport in Wichita, Kansas. The two female aviators were headed for Los Angeles, California.

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Glenn L. Martin and his 1912 model biplane

This is a photograph of Glenn L. Martin and his 1912 model biplane, which he used for barnstorming tours. For many years, Glenn lived in Salina, Kansas, and later attended Kansas Wesleyan University. The football stadium at Kansas Wesleyan is the Martin Stadium. He was involved in the aviation industry. He founded his own aircraft company in 1912 which, through several mergers, was amalgamated into the Lockheed Martin company.

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Amelia Earhart

This is an informal photograph of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937. She is seated between two women on a parade float in Atchison, Kansas. The two women may be Barbara and Lorraine Hellener, daughters of the City Manager, Earl Hellener. Also visible are the float's driver, spectators, and parked automobiles along the city street. A native of Atchison, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. The parade was June 7, 1935.

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Ron Evans

A portrait of astronaut Ron Evans, 1933-1990, who commanded the pilot ship during the flight of Apollo 17 to the moon in December 1972. Born in St. Francis, Kansas, Evans graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas in 1956, and a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School in 1964.

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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company skyway aircraft

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Skyway, Inc. aircraft and pilots. Visible is a worker either loading or unloading crates from the aircraft. The DC-4 reconverted plane was equipped with four Pratt & Whitney engines, each capable of generating 1450 horsepower at takeoff. Radio and flight equipment included automatic direction finder units, two-way high frequency communications and two-way very high frequency transmission and receiving units, an auxiliary range receiver used in conjunction with a fixed loop antenna for anti-static purposes and a glide path and runway localizer receivers of high frequency.

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