Friday, August 12, 2011

Kansas Interesting People

Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison in 1897.  Amelia was the 1st aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Emmett Leo Kelly was an American circus performer.  He was well known for the character he created, "Weary Willie" which was based on hobos of the Depression era.  Emmett was born in Sedan, in 1898.

1 comment:

  1. Love all of the item picks, now i will have to mark some new favorites! :)

    Appreciate your allowing Mr. Kelly to be a part of this most interesting feature, thank you! :)