William Taylor Bradford

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William Taylor Bradford - suit of' wedding PHtman Mr. O. Evans Local...
suit of' wedding PHtman Mr. O. Evans Local Zonta Cjub To Amelia Eor hart Day Tuesday The Zonta' Club o£ Corpus Christi will join Zontians throughout the world in observing Amelia Earhart Earhart day Tuesday. The mayor of Corpus Christi will proclaim Tuesday Tuesday Amelia Earhart Day in Corpus Corpus Christi in her honor. The dale marks the anniversary of the solo flight from Hawaii to California - by Miss Earhart, the first woman to make this flight. The famous woman flier was_a Zontian and in her honor an in- ternational service project has been set up by Zonta International. International. Each year a 51,200 scholarship scholarship is granted to a qualilied woman graduate, to continue her in aeronautical engineering. To date 16 grants have been made. The local Zonta Club will devote a meeting at noon Friday to Earhart and the scholarships which have been granted. Mrs. Edith Foltz Stearns will be speaker, discussing "Amelia Earhart Earhart and the 99ers." Amelia Earhart Earhart was the first president of 99ers, an international organization organization of women pilots, and Mrs. Stearns was a charter member. Mrs. Ruth Delmar Sullivan will jive a review of the scholarship awards. Special guests at the meeting wil be Mrs. Vida Tenant, also charter 99er; Col. W. T. Bradford, commanding officer. Group "2, Civil Air Patrol; Sgt. John M. Evans, Air Force recruiter in Corpus Christi; Mrs. Byron Vestal, dean of women at Del Mar College; College; and Gene Davis, district sales manager of Braniff Airways. The meeting is being arranger! by Mrs. Arthur L. Finck, Jr., Miss Monta Hunter.

Clipped from The Corpus Christi Caller-Times10 Jan 1955, MonPage 10

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas)10 Jan 1955, MonPage 10
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