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Lindbergh Flight Day (1927)

On May 20, 1927, at 7:52 a.m., Charles A. Lindbergh, an air mail pilot, flew from New York to Paris, arriving at 10:22 p.m. the next day. He flew 3610 miles and became the first man to fly non-stop across the Atlantic alone, breaking the non-stop distance record for an airplane. The sources listed below provide a window into aviation history and help capture the excitement and romance of a major breakthrough in air travel.

In Honor of Stamp Collecting

The National Postal Museum Library has many resources on stamp collecting, one for children, one for adults. —Elizabeth Periale, ably assisted by Paul McCutcheon The boys' own guide to stamp collecting Melville, Frederick John, 1882-1940., HE6213 more »