Wedding Bells Chime For Amelia Earhart

February 7, 1927 Amelia Earhart married publisher and promoter George Putnam. Having successfully published Charles Lindbergh’s biography, Putnam “discovered” Earhart and vowed to make her into a “Lady Lindy”. Their turbulent marriage was portrayed in the film AMELIA.

l. to r. Amelia, George and Elinor Smith, at banquet honoring Smith, courtesy of Smith family