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On May 20–21, 1932, Earhart became the first woman—and the second person after Charles Lindbergh—to fly nonstop and solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Through the Smithsonian's collections, we research, remember, and honor the important ways that women contribute to the field of public health.
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