Amelia Earhart...flew planes and broke records, taught at Purdue University ( where they built her her own runway!) and guess what she taught?...women's studies! WAY before anyone else had even thought of it! Kudos to Purdue University for their forward thinking!, She wrote numerous books about her flights thst were published by her husband M. Putnam of Putnam Books, designed clothing for Abercrombie and Fitch! She was an adventurer in every sense of the word! Ameliaearhart, Aviators Pioneer
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“Everyone has ocean's to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?”
Amelia EarhartThe first woman to fly across the Atlantic tragically disappeared in 1937 on what was meant to be a globe-circling flight. She accomplished a larger mission, dramatically expanding the world's notions of how high a woman can soar.
"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves." ~ Amelia Earhart www.elephantjourn...
Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897–disappeared 1937) was a noted American aviation pioneer and author.Earhart was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party, and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment. During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937 Earhart disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near ...