Photograph of Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" Crew
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0028
Dates:
1928
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic Feet
1 photograph
Repository:
This collection consists of one 10 x 8 inch brown-toned photograph showing the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" crew aboard the SS
President Roosevelt
.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one 10 x 8 inch brown-toned photograph showing the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" crew aboard the SS
President Roosevelt
at Cherbourg, France where local dignitaries boarded the ship while it was at port there to congratulate them. Shown in the photograph are Amelia Earhart, Wilmer Stultz, and Louis Gordon along with S. H. Wiley, American Consul at Cherbourg; Camille Théodore Quoniam, President of the Cherbourg Chamber of Commerce; Jules Lebrette-Villois, mayor of Cherbourg; and Harry Manning, Captain of the SS
President Roosevelt
.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Amelia Earhart became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by airplane (as a passenger) in June 1928. She flew in the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" with pilot Wilmer Stultz and copilot/mechanic Louis Gordon from Newfoundland, Canada to Wales on a flight that took 20 hours and 40 minutes. The flight brought Earhart international attention and the opportunity to earn a living in aviation. After the flight, the crew traveled to Southampton, England and then returned to New York on the SS
President Roosevelt
.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2018.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Jeff Ballard, Gift, 2018, NASM.2018.0028.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Preferred Citation
Photograph of Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" Crew, NASM.2018.0028, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
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