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villagers cheering on Amelia Earhart after her solo transatlantic flight
August 16, 2020

Earhart's Endeavor

Amelia Earhart climbs out of her plane after completing her solo transatlantic flight in 1932. This picture appeared in the March issue of that year, noting that Earhart was also the first woman to receive the National Geographic Society's Special Gold Medal.
Photograph by Keystone View Co, Nat Geo Image Collection

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