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Amelia Earhart and Neta Snook

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Amelia Mary Earhart, 24 Jul 1897 - c. 2 Jul 1937  Search this
Neta Snook  Search this
Medium:
Photograph (gelatin silver print)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8.7 x 14.4cm (3 7/16 x 5 11/16")
Mat: 27.9 x 35.6cm (11 x 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
July 16, 1921
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat  Search this
Vehicle\Airplane  Search this
Equipment\Propeller  Search this
Amelia Mary Earhart: Female  Search this
Amelia Mary Earhart: Science and Technology\Aviator  Search this
Neta Snook: Female  Search this
Neta Snook: Science and Technology\Aviator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Purdue University Libraries
Object number:
EXH.AE.02
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45886e492-82d0-43c3-93dd-1ba5babfd0fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.AE.02

United States Women in Aviation through World War I

Creator:
Oakes, Claudia M.  Search this
Names:
Clark, Julia.  Search this
Dutrieu, Helene.  Search this
Law, Ruth  Search this
Moisant, Matilde, 1887-1964  Search this
Myers, Mary, "Carlotta Queen of the Air"  Search this
Quimby, Harriet, 1875-1912  Search this
Raiche, Bessica.  Search this
Scott, Blanche Stuart, 1889-1970  Search this
Snook, Neta  Search this
Stinson, Katherine  Search this
Stinson, Marjorie  Search this
Extent:
0.74 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1909-1978
bulk 1904-1920
Summary:
This collection consists of research material used by National Air and Space Curator Claudia Oakes to prepare the publication United States Women in Aviation through World War I (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978).
Scope and Contents:
The material in this collection consists of photographs, photocopies of news clippings, correspondence, and biographies of the women who participated in the aviation field, not only in the United States but throughout the world, from 1880 through World War I. The women highlighted include: Ada Acosta, Ruth Law, Helene Dutrieu, Julia Clark, Alys McKey Bryant, Tiny Broadwick, Bernetta Miller, Matilde Moisant, Mary "Carlotta" Myers, Bessica Raiche, Harriet Quimby, Blanche Stuart Scott, Neta Snook, and Katherine and Marjorie Stinson.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged accordingly:

Series I: Photographs

Series II: Claudia Oakes' Notes

Series III: Subject Files

The first group of materials contains photographs of the women who participated in the aviation field, not only in the United States but throughout the world, from 1880 through World War I. Most photographs are identified by subject (pilot or aircraft name), date, captions, and, whenever possible, by Smithsonian's negative numbers.

The second group of materials includes the author's written notes and correspondence.

The third group of documents provides valuable biographical information about specific aviatrixes. These files are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection of photographs, written notes, articles, photocopies of news clippings, correspondence, and biographies was used by Claudia M. Oakes to prepare the publication, United States Women in Aviation Through World War I (Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington, D.C., 1978). She donated these materials sometime after the book's completion.
Provenance:
Claudia M. Oakes, transfer, 1989
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Citation:
United States Women In Aviation Through World War I Collection, Acc. XXXX-0424, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0424
See more items in:
United States Women in Aviation through World War I
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg274a1322c-6186-4fa6-9754-bddac68cad20
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0424
Online Media:

Subject – SNOOK, NETA

Collection Creator:
Oakes, Claudia M.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Materials – Photograph, articles, letters, and Oakes' written notes.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
United States Women In Aviation Through World War I Collection, Acc. XXXX-0424, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
United States Women in Aviation through World War I
United States Women in Aviation through World War I / Series 3: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg225d28045-28a4-4eca-bc20-dd459b78e4f8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0424-ref163
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Negative No. – unknown; Subject – SNOOK, NETA: WITH HER FAMOUS PUPIL AMELIA EARHART

Collection Creator:
Oakes, Claudia M.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Scope and Contents:
Caption – Neta Snook posing with Amelia Earhart, before one of their flying lesson flights.

Photo – Courtesy of Neta Snook Southern.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
United States Women In Aviation Through World War I Collection, Acc. XXXX-0424, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
United States Women in Aviation through World War I
United States Women in Aviation through World War I / Series 1: Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg248f154f3-ed77-412f-a314-a1dfbb2ddb3a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0424-ref55

Negative No. – unknown; Subject – SNOOK, NETA: WITH HER FAMOUS PUPIL AMELIA EARHART

Collection Creator:
Oakes, Claudia M.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Scope and Contents:
Caption – Not the same photo as the one before.

Photo – Courtesy of Neta Snook Southern.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
United States Women In Aviation Through World War I Collection, Acc. XXXX-0424, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
United States Women in Aviation through World War I
United States Women in Aviation through World War I / Series 1: Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg232d623ff-8ae6-48c6-9819-d55b416d83cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0424-ref57

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