Amelia Earhart was the first female to solo across the Atlantic in 1932. Anyone have information on the race for the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic? I'm interested in finding more information about the promotion campaign that George P. Putnam made for the race between women flyers prior to Earhart's flight and the post flight… Show more
Wikipedia may or may not help https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orteig_Prize And for questions like this you can often go to the newspapers of the day at LOC https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Where you can find a lot about Putnam/Earhart but I didn't see this at quick look. But Orteig Prize as search term yileds 155 returns.