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

Photograph shows Joan Merriam's plane in flight with another plane flying beside her. Merriam's plane is covered with a variety of sponsors it also says "Around the World Solo Flight, 1937 Amelia Earhart Route- N3251P." On the back of the print is Russ Reed's stamp and them her handwrote "Plane flown by Warren Blogess Pacific States Aviation- Concord." 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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