Lady Grace Drummond Hay waves goodbye from the Graf Zeppelin as it takes off from Lakehurst, New Jersey. Lady Grace Drummond Hay [1895-1946] was the first woman to travel around the world by air, in the Graf Zeppelin. She wrote articles about her aerial adventures in mainstream American newspapers in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Lady Grace became a well-known, well-respected journalist. During World War II, Lady Grace and her companion Karl H. von Wiegand were held in a Japanese camp in the Philippines. When they were set free in 1945, Lady Grace was very ill. They returned to the United States, but during their stay in New York, Lady Grace died of exhaustion.http://www.akronlibrary.org/internetresources/sc/finding/fulton.pdf
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