Archive for the ‘Acknowledging Amelia’ Category

Amelia Earhart-Beautiful Hands and Chocolate

31 Jan
When Amelia Earhart addressed a small crowd at Galesburg, Illinois, the media focused on her snack choices and her hands. On October 16, 1935 a reporter wrote, “…noticed the beauty of Amelia’s hands and effective manner with which she used them to emphasize her recollections.” The crowd was held spellbound listening to her account of her adventurous solo flight across the Atlantic. They learned about her struggles with strong freezing winds and the dangers of the Vega’s icy wings. They Read more [...]

Amelia Fashion, Luggage, Posters, Movies and now…

24 Jan
A doll complete with compass. What’s next, a life-sized blow-up doll? Only kidding. We are always glad to see tasteful tributes to our gal. “The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and the United States, Amelia Earhart is known for her tremendous achievements as a pilot. She was a pioneer of women's rights, believing that women could do anything they set their minds to.   The Amelia Earhart doll is dressed in exquisite detail in her pilot's uniform, complete with a leather Read more [...]

Amelia Joins the StarTrek Phenomenon

04 Jan
Trekkies, have you seen the latest starship, USS Earhart? It’s a sleek and beautiful warp speed creation from Stephen l. Read more [...]

Google’s Doodle for Amelia Earhart

24 Dec
Google has honored Amelia’s 115th birthday with a new tee-shirt, now offered in their Doodle shop.   Wearing Amelia- what a great way to keep her alive! Read more [...]

Amelia’s Navy Ships

04 Dec
Ideas & Insights About a Legendary Lady Amelia’s Navy Ships There were at least two American ships named after Amelia Earhart. The fist, according to Wikipedia, was “…SS Amelia Earhart (Hull Number 117). It was a Liberty ship built in the United States during World War II. She was named after Amelia Earhart, an American female aviator who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. The ship was laid down on 19 October 1942, then launched on 18 December 1942. The ship survived the war, including Read more [...]

Lady Lindy

24 Nov
Ideas & Insights About a Legendary Lady Lady Lindy  It was 1932 and Amelia Earhart had become almost as famous as the adventurous Charles A. Lindbergh. The ambitious aviatrix wanted to duplicate his record breaking flight across the Atlantic and be the first woman to make the crossing solo! Lindbergh took off from Newfoundland on 5/21/27 and landed his Spirit of St. Louis 33 ½ hours later in Paris. Earhart took off from Newfoundland on 5/21/32 (exactly 5 years later). Despite mechanical Read more [...]

Amelia Fashion, Sexy Then and Now

14 Nov
Ideas & Insights About a Legendary Lady  Amelia Fashion, Sexy Then and Now Compare feminine Amelia-inspired flight gear of 1936 with 2012. Sexy is in the eyes of the beholder. Now, check out 2012 below! Now, check out 2012 below! Read more [...]

Naming Amelia

04 Nov
Ideas & Insights About a Legendary Lady Naming Amelia The origin of the name Amelia is Latin and means work or industrious. Oddly, each year the name has had a meteoric rise in popularity in the U.S. In 2006 Amelia actually rose to the list of the top 100 names given to females born in the U.S. These are the popularity ranks according to the U.S. Social Security: Administration: 2006    83rd 2007    77th 2008    70th 2009    69th 2010    68th 2011    41st 2012    Read more [...]
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