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Commercial Airlines 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, 1920s-2020s.

Lee Embree Collection

Identifier: 2007-08-08
Abstract Lee R. Embree (1915-2008) was born in Iowa, enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1936, and was assigned to the 38th Reconnaisance Squadron as an aerial photographer during World War II. Embree was at Hickam Field, Hawaii during the 1941 Pearl Harbor bombing and took several photographs. The collection contains photographs, textual materials, audiovisual materials, and a scrapbook that relate to Embree's military service and photography as well as his post-war photography activities.

John Fornasero Papers

Identifier: 2011-06-24
Abstract: The John Fornasero Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to the life and work of flight instructor, aviation inspector, and test pilot John B. Fornasero. A significant portion of this collection is made up of photographs. Major topics include the Ryan School of Aeronautics, the Civil Aeronautics Administration, Fairchild Aircraft Company, and Boeing Aircraft Company.

Angela Gardner Trans World Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

Identifier: 2008-08-15
Overview Angela J. (Hughes) Gardner was a flight attendant with TWA from approximately 1962-1987. The collection documents her work with textual and visual materials.

Leroy Hamilton Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1986-09-03
Contents of Collection Collection includes a United Air Lines high altitude navigational chart dated December 8, 1966 and a Transcontinental and Western Air brochure advertising its coast-to-coast service, "The Lindbergh Line," with fares and route maps, circa 1930s-1940s.

Arlene E. Johnsen Trans World Airlines Collection

Identifier: 2010-08-05
Contents of the Collection The Arlene E. Johnsen Trans World Airlines Collection consists of textual materials collected by Arlene E. Johnson during her 36-year career as a flight attendant for Trans World Airlines (TWA), from 1960-1996. It also includes a small amount of materials related to the crash that claimed her life, collected by her twin sister, Marlene. Original order has been maintained and the collection is arranged into two series: Series I: Arlene Johnsen TWA materials and Series II: TWA Flight 800...

Kent Kistler Commercial Airlines collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1985-09-23
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of three flight system timetables printed between 1984-1985, produced by the following airlines: Fort Worth Airlines, Midwest Express Airlines, and TWA.

Nancy and Klaus Meyn Trans World Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1990-09-24-A
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of Trans World Airlines (TWA) stationery and a magazine advertisement, circa 1950s-1960s. The stationery includes four notecards with small color lithographs of TWA promotional posters featuring motifs representing Philadelphia, Hawaii, and San Francisco, as well as one featuring the Boeing 707 as the "World's Fastest Jetliner." Letterhead on TWA stationery features company images and a route map. Magazine advertisement promotes winter travel on TWA routes.

Virginia Randall TWA Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2008-09-04B
Contents of the Collection The Virginia Randall TWA Flight Attendant Collection is a small amount of materials relating to Randall's time as a Trans World Airways (TWA) flight attendant from 1953-1954. The materials were collected by Randall. The collection contains six (6) portraits of Randall in her TWA uniform. Two (2) of these are are black-and-white, four (4) have been colorized, all are 8x10" and all are digital reprints, not vintage photographs. The rest of the materials are textual and include a...

Nancy W. (Biddle) Seidel Trans World Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2015-04-03
Contents of the Collection The Nancy W. (Biddle) Seidel Trans World Airlines Flight Attendant Collection documents Seidel's 1946-1947 service as an air hostess with Trans World Airlines (TWA). The materials were collected by Seidel and include her 1946-1947 flight log, which includes date, flight and airplane numbers, crew names, destination and origin locations, arrival and departure times, and other notes, such as altitude. Not every entry includes the same information.Additional materials include seven...

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