10 in HIGH x 8 in WIDE
(25.40 cm HIGH x 20.32 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of the ANG Newspapers

Photograph shows Joan Merriam stepping out of her plane. She is waving and laughing and appears to holding a press release in her hand. On the back of the print, written in pencil is "Joan Merriam Smith at Oakland Airport after around the world flight. Joan Merriam........" [rest is illegible]. Merriam duplicated Amelia Earhart's flight around the world in 1964. Original envelope says "Merriam, Joan A. Lady Flier; died 2-17-65."

Used: Oakland Tribune

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