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Amelia Earhart: A Resource Guide

Digital Resources

The Library's website includes a variety of primary source materials related to Amelia Earhart including images, correspondence, and books, plus unusual items such as an analysis of Earhart's palm prints. Listed below are relevant digital collections and other online resources compiled from across the website.

Library of Congress Digital Collections

American English Dialect Recordings

Amelia Earhart's famous speech, On the Future of Women in Flying, is included in this collection.

Historic American Newspapers

Selected articles from this collection:

Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers

Selected highlights from this collection:

Additional Online Resources

In addition to digital collections, the Library of Congress also has more online content related to the life of Amelia Earhart and aviation which are listed here:

Digitized Books

Access to online books can be found through the Library's digital collections and links provided in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Most of these books were published before 1925 and cover a broad range of subjects. The following title examines the topic of human flight from Greek myths to first time accomplishments including those of Amelia Earhart.

Event Videos

Amelia Earhart has been the subject of new book talks and offered as an inspirational changemaker for women in the field of aviation. View the following recorded events for these discussions:


Library of Congress Blog Posts

The Library's Blogs provide the opportunity for individual staff to present their personal reflections on the Library's collections through compelling stories and fascinating facts. Amelia Earhart has been the topic of several posts.

Manuscript Division Collections

Selected highlight from this collection:

Prints & Photographs Division Collections

Research Guides

Topics in Chronicling America guides related to Amelia Earhart:

Science, Technology and Business Division Collections

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