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Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1910s-2020s.

Ethyl Y. Dale Airman's World Annotated Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1982-02-11-A
Content Description The Ethyl Y. Dale Airman's World Annotated Book is a small collection consisting of one book that Dale used as a travel diary from 1932-1969. The book is a copy of Airman's World published by William Morrow in New York in 1933. Dale recorded all the flights she took throughout the pages of the book. She noted, around the margins of the pages, the origins and destinations of her flights, occassionally recorded the...

Marilyn (Chittick) Deel Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2012-08-02
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of materials, including scrapbook pages and loose photographs as well as two clippings, related to Marilyn (Chittick) Deel and her time as a flight attendant and purser for Pan American World Airways (Pan Am), 1959-1961. The bulk of the collection are the scrapbook pages. The pages are black paper and primarily hold photographs using photo corners, tape, and/or glue. It also holds a few pieces of ephemera in the form of correspondence and clippings. Pages...

Muriel McAllister Dunn Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 1999-08-17
Contents of the Collection The Muriel McAllister Dunn Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection comprised of textual materials relating to Dunn's 1953-1957 flight attendant career with Pan American World Airways (Pan Am). The materials were collected by Dunn during her employment and include correspondence discussing stewardess requirements; employee training materials, including a manual that includes sections on meal service, DC-6 and DC-7 aircraft information, meteorology, and...

Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-12-10
Contents of the Collection The Esther (Hutchings) Hebrew Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection consists of textual and visual materials gathered by Hebrew during her career as a stewardess for Western Airlines (WAL) in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The materials illuminate the work and life of flight attendants in the mid-twentieth century. The collection is organized in two series: Western Airlines career-related materials and other airlines. There are several files of textual materials related to...

Sybille Holder Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-11-14
Contents of the Collection The Sybille Holder Pan American Airways Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials that relate to Pan American World Airways (PAA) flight attendants, 1964-1991. The material was likely collected by Holder during her time as a flight attendant, although only one piece is noted as previously belonging to Holder. The collection contains a Pan Am "Employee Circles" binder, which holds meeting minutes and employee documentation. The materials have been removed from the...

Lisbeth Lally Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-02-08
Contents of the Collection The Lisbeth Lally Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection contains a small amount of materials collected by Lally during her 1967 service as a flight attendant for Pan American Airways (PAA). Materials include her May 2, 1967 PAA graduation certificate, including its original cover; an 8x10" black-and-white group portrait of the graduated stewardesses [Lally is in the 2nd row, 3rd from left]; a 1965 PAA stewardess recruitment brochure; and a newspaper ad recruiting stewardesses. It also...

Alda Jane Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-03-19
Abstract Alda Jane Lewis (1923-2012) was born in Ohio and worked as a United Airlines flight attendant. The collection contains photographs, manuscripts, reports, maps, personnel records, and brochures collected during her career.

Janet McMullen Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-08-03
Contents of the Collection The Janet McMullen Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of primarily textual materials collected by McMullen during and after her Pan American Airways (PAA) flight attendant career, 1960-1992.Materials include two (2) oversize Pan Am wall calendars (1960 and 1992); Pan Am ephemera, such as luggage tags, advertising brochures, and a 1966 timetable; employee documents, such as retirement information (1979), an orientation booklet, scheduling documents, and a vacation...

Marilyn Meehan Pan American Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder: One
Identifier: 2024-01-22
Contents of the Collection The Marilyn Meehan Pan American Flight Attendant Collection holds six color photographs of Marilyn Meehan, a flight attendant with Pan American World Airways from 1973-1980. Two 3x3 inch Polaroid snapshots depict Meehan in her uniform in 1973. Two prints are 5x7 inch photographic portraits that also feature Meehan in her uniform. One of the portraits has a caption on verso: "Marilyn Meehan / 1974 / Pan Am stewardess / 22 years old." The remaining two prints are 4x6 inches and depict Meehan with...

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