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Linda Finch with her Lockheed L-10A Electra at the Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Ceremony

Description: Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Service. Static displays of aircraft. A woman in a flight suit talks with a gentleman in front of a plane. This is Linda Finch of San Antonio, who in 1997 faithfully recreated the ill-fated last flight of Amelia Earhart. Finch's effort became known as "World Flight 1997," and is the only retracing of Earhart's last flight that incorporated an aircraft almost identical to Earhart's Lockheed L-10 Electra aircraft.
Date: 1997

Lockheed L-10A Electra at the Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Ceremony

Description: Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Service. Hangar displays with people standing around an airplane. This is Linda Finch's airplane in which she faithfully recreated the ill-fated last flight of Amelia Earhart. Finch's effort became known as "World Flight 1997," and is the only retracing of Earhart's last flight that incorporated an aircraft almost identical to Earhart's Lockheed L-10 Electra aircraft. Finch can be seen in the left side of the frame, speaking with some onlookers.
Date: 1997

[Map of Greater Galveston County, 1954]

Description: 1954 Map of Greater Galveston County, donated to the Genevieve Miller Public Library by Ben K. Peek Real Estate. Points of interest include: Algoa, Hitchcock, LaMarque, Texas City, Boliver, Deer Islands, Offats Bayou, Pelican Project, Galveston, San Leon, Bacliffe, Dickinson Bayou, Moses Lake, Dollar Bay, April Fool Point, and an Industrial Water Canal.
Date: 1954

[Map of Hitchcock]

Description: Map of Hitchcock donated by Ben Peek Real Estate. Places indicated on map include: Monsanto, Pan American Refinery, Texas City Chemical, Lamarque, Galco Country Club, Carbide Park, Camp Wallace, Tin Smelter.
Date: unknown