Amelia Earhart, US aviator, USA, 5 November 1928.
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'Group photograph on steps of Langley Research Building, NACA [National Advisory Committee On aeronautics], USA. Front row (left to right): EA Meyers, Elton Miller, Amelia Earhart (1897-1937), Henry Reid, and Lt Col Jacob WS Wuest. Back row (left to right): Carlton Kemper, Raymond Sharp, Thomas Carroll, (unknown person behind ae), and Fred Weick. During her tour of Langley in November 1928, Amelia Earhart had part of her raccoon fur coat sucked into the 11 inch High Speed Tunnel. To her left are Henry Reid and Co. Jacob Wuest, Langley base commander.'