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November 12, 2007 – September 21, 2013
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Location: Philatelic Gallery, Lower Level, Southwest
Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, was an avid stamp and cover collector. On view are key pieces from her collection, including photographs and stamps commemorating her flights. She often flew signed pieces of mail that were then sold to philatelists to support her endeavors.