Amelia Earhart Ornament
- National Archives Store Exclusive
- 6 1/4 inches
Dressed in her flight suit, aviator Amelia Earhart is an inspirational figure who makes an elegant adornment. This handmade ornament makes a lovely addition to any collection, reminding us of the strong women who helped shape our nation’s rich history.
In 1937, Amelia Earhart was a household name. She was known for her extraordinary achievements in aviation, had written best-selling books, and was an active supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment. At the height of her celebrity she vanished. Somewhere in the South Pacific, aboard the Lockheed Electra 10E airplane on which they were attempting to circumnavigate the globe, 39-year-old Amelia Earhart and flight navigator Fred Noonan disappeared on July 2, 1937.
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