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The Resource Charles Lindbergh Newspaper Clippings

Charles Lindbergh Newspaper Clippings

Label
Charles Lindbergh Newspaper Clippings, 1927-1977
Title
Charles Lindbergh Newspaper Clippings
Inclusive dates
1927-1977
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains newspaper clippings about Charles Lindbergh including his historic flight across the Atlantic in 1927, his marriage to Anne Morrow, death in 1974 and a celebration of the anniversary of his flight in 1977. Articles included come from a variety of newspapers including the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Inquirer Evening Bulletin, Indianapolis Star, and the St. Petersburg Times
Biographical or historical data
Charles Augustus Lindbergh was born on February 4, 1902 in Detroit Michigan. His parents were Charles August Lindbergh and Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh. He spent most of his childhood on the family farm near Little Falls, Minnesota where he wasps drawn to aviation after hearing a plane fly over his house. After completing high school in 1918 Lindbergh enrolled at the University of Wisconsin in 1920 where he studied engineering for two years. In 1922 Lindbergh decided to enroll in a Lincoln Nebraska flight school, a year later he purchased a surplus Jenny and set out on a solo flight barnstorming around country. In 1924 Lindbergh entered US Army flight school, graduating at the top of his class a year later. He became the first US air mail pilot on the Chicago to St. Louis route. While in St. Louis and looking for another challenge Lindbergh convinced a group of businessmen to back him in his attempt to win the $25,000 Oretig prize for flying non-stop across the Atlantic. On May 20, 1927 Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in New York headed for Paris. Thirty-three hours later he landed in Le Bourget field near Paris. Overnight he became a hero awarded numerous awards from many countries and was sent on an 82 city goodwill tour. On a trip to Mexico as a goodwill ambassador for the US government he met Anne Spencer Morrow daughter of the American ambassador. On May 27th 1929 they were married in New Jersey. Tragedy struck in 1932 when their son Charles was kidnapped from their home. After the sensationalism surrounding the loss of their child the Lindbergh's left for England later moving to France. Later in his life he became heavily involved in conservation and the environment. He campaigned to protect endangered species like the humpback and blue whales, and supported the establishment of national parks. He died at his home in Maui on August 26, 1974.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Lindbergh, Charles A.
Label
Charles Lindbergh Newspaper Clippings
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/OBC121_Lindbergh_Charles_Newspaper_Clippings.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Finding aid created 2012/09 by Sarah Pfundstein
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472674
Extent
1 folders
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
Moved from the Indiana collection September 2012.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935374240
  • (OCoLC)935374240
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
Charles Lindbergh Newspaper Clippings
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/OBC121_Lindbergh_Charles_Newspaper_Clippings.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Finding aid created 2012/09 by Sarah Pfundstein
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472674
Extent
1 folders
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
Moved from the Indiana collection September 2012.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935374240
  • (OCoLC)935374240
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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