Atchison Daily Globe, July 21, 1963

Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross--


FAMED KANSANS MEET--U.S. Vice President Charles Curtis from Kansas is shown here presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross awarded to Amelia Earhart by the U.S. Congress at Los Angeles on July 29, 1932. Gov. James Rolph (right) of California attended the ceremony which also dedicated the new state building in Los Angeles. Amelia was the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross.--AP photo.



Atchison Daily Globe, July 21, 1963