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Unknown [Photographs of Neta Snook and others]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243.006.04 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 1920 ca. Pagination: 7 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 31 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07243.006.04 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 1920 ca. Pagination: 7 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 31 cm.

Summary of Content: The photographs are mounted on a black photo album page on both sides. The recto has five photographs containing images of Neta Snook with her dog Cam, Snook's Canuck airplane, and possibly employees of Goodyear field in Ames, Iowa. The verso of the album page contains two photographs, both containing Snook in front of her Canuck airplane with other people, possibly workers, at Goodyear field. The dimensions are taken from the album page not the individual photographs.

Background Information: Anita (Neta) Snook Southern was Amelia Earhart's flight instructor from 1920 to about 1922. She began flying in 1917 and attended the Curtiss School of Aviation in New Port News, Va in 1918. After ...the school closed due to flying restrictions during WW I, Snook moved West to Southern California where she worked as a flight instructor and taught Amelia Earhart.See More

People: Southern, Neta Snook, 1896-1991

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryAviation

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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