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ID: ASM0467

Creator: Albasi, Leonard and Gill

Extent: 1.0 Boxes. More info below.

Formats/Genres: Negatives, Photographs

Languages: English

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The Leonard Albasi/Gill Family Collection contains eight copy negatives and ten copy prints of 1937 photographs of American pilot Amelia Earhart at an unidentified airfield, probably Miami's Municipal Field. In 1937, Earhart made her second attempt at flying solo around the world. Her preparations included a stop between March 22nd and 31st, at Miami's Municipal Field near today's Opa-Locka Airport. After leaving New Guinea on July 2, 1937, Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean.

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Aviation history
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

Administrative Information

Accruals: Gift of Kathi Gill, 1995.

Alternate Extent Statement: 0.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: © 2004 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Head of Special Collections.

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Preferred Citation: Leonard Albasi/Gill Family Collection, Special Collections Division, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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María R. Estorino, 2004

Retrospectively converted from HTML to EAD XML September, 2008 by Lyn MacCorkle and Kyle Rimkus based on a crosswalk by María Estorino.

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