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Outside the dorm and dining court that bear her name. A symbol of one of Purdue University's most famous icons has a permanent home on campus. This bronze statue of Amelia Earhart stands eight feet tall and holds an airplane propeller. The statue is a duplicate of one made by California artist Ernest Shelton in 1969. Earhart worked at Purdue from 1935 to 1937 as a counselor for women and as an adviser to the Department of Aeronautics. She disappeared in July of 1937 while flying over the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to fly around the world.

For More Information about the Amelia Earhart Online Exhibit here at Purdue visit http://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/aearhart/

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