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September 22, 1932: Amelia Earhart Lobbies for the ERA at the White House

September 22, 1932: Amelia Earhart Lobbies for the ERA at the White House

"I know from practical experience of the discriminations which confront women when they enter an occupation where men have priority in opportunity, advancement and protection."
April 8, 1931: Amelia Earhart Sets New Records - And Breaks Her Own

April 8, 1931: Amelia Earhart Sets New Records – And Breaks Her Own

Not only did she set an altitude record that was until now held by a man, she broke her own record a few hours later, and did it all in an unusual type of aircraft. No one had ever taken an autogyro to 18,000 feet, but today she did so twice, the second time soaring...
Founding Feminists: March 20, 1937

Founding Feminists: March 20, 1937

Amelia Earhart's latest adventure nearly ended in disaster today when she attempted to fly to Howland Island, the second stop on her around-the-world flight.