Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Amelia Earhart: Pioneer of the Sky Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author.Earhart was the first aviatrix (female pilot) to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.
"Women bring all voters into the world. Let Women Vote."- This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection, attempted to remind men (who already had the vote) where they came from. - (vintage lady, edwardian, women's rights)
On this day in aviation history: In 1923 a pilot is granted a license – but not just ANY pilot. The National Aeronautic Association of the United States grants pilot’s license No. 6017 to Amelia Mary Earhart.
Amelia Earhart is probably the most famous female pilot in aviation history, due both to her aviation career and her mysterious disappearance. Her confident personal and media presence reached millions in the and and still resonates today.
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.