Frank A. Lindbergh papers, 1908-1977.
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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) American aviator and author. From the description of Letter, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435312 Lindbergh achieved fame by flying "The Spirit of St. Louis" nonstop from Long Island to Paris in 1927. Within 2 years, he took "The Spirit" on several ...
Amelia Mary Earhart (AE) was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas, the first daughter of Amy (Otis) Earhart and Edwin Stanton Earhart. Her sister, Grace Muriel, was born three years later. The family moved several times (to Kansas City, Kansas; Des Moines; St. Paul; Chicago) during AE's childhood as her father tried unsuccessfully to establish a profitable legal career. AE graduated from Chicago's Hyde Park High School in 1916. ESE's increasing reliance on al...
Anne Morrow Lindberg was born in 1906 to Dwight Whitney and Elizabeth Reeve (Cutter) Morrow. She graduated from Smith College in 1928 and married Col. Charles A. Lindbergh on May 27, 1929. Mrs. Lindbergh learned the skills necessary to serve as her husband's co-pilot, navigator and radio operator. North to the Orient was her first book, and it was followed by many others (novels, essays and poems) of a philosophical nature. She died in Vermont on February 7, 2001. From the descriptio...
Douglas Corrigan (1907-1995) was an American pilot during the twentieth century. Corrigan was born in Galveston, Texas and learned to fly in California. He was a member of the crew that built "The Spirit of St. Louis", the airplane in which Charles Lindbergh made his solo transatlantic flight in 1927. In 1938, Corrigan "accidentally" made a solo transatlantic flight from Brooklyn, New York to Dublin, Ireland, a flight which earned him the nickname "Wrong Way" Corrigan. Douglas Corrigan passed aw...
Frank A. Lindbergh was born on 1870 in Melrose, Minnesota, the brother of Minnesota congressman Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr., and the uncle of the famed aviator, Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. Frank Lindbergh practiced law with his brother for 20 years in Little Falls, Minnesota. Following that partnership, he settled (1910) with his wife Florence in Crosby, Minnesota, on the Cuyuna Iron Range, where he operated an insurance agency and served at various times as the village attorney, mayor, and postmast...