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American Artifacts: Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, Courtesy of Seligman Family Foundation

Amelia Earhart, Courtesy of Seligman Family Foundation

Washington, DC
Monday, December 24, 2012

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight. She was called “Lady Lindy” after pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh, and the mystery surrounding her loss continues to fascinate Americans. We visited the exhibit “One Life: Amelia Earhart,” which chronicles her much-photographed life and exploits. (Amelia Earhart image courtesy of Seligman Family Foundation.)

Updated: Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:36pm (ET)

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