Series 1. The Lindberghs
Identifier: Lindbergh Collection
- 1928 - 1978
Biographical / Historical
Charles A. Lindbergh was born February 4, 1902 to Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Sr., a lawyer, and Evangeline Lodge Land. Charles A. Lindbergh was most prominently known as an aviator who flew the first nonstop, solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean aboard his plane, the Spirit of St. Louis (May 20-21, 1927). Charles A. Lindbergh was also known as an inventor (invented the artificial heart for keeping organs alive outside the body), author, and conservationist. He married Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001), daughter of diplomat Dwight Morrow, on May 27, 1929 and had 6 children. Charles A. Lindbergh died of cancer on August 26, 1974 and was buried in Kipahulu, Maui.
This series contains photographs of the Lindberghs with large sections devoted to the Lindbergh baby kidnapping, Lindbergh's aviation experiences and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.