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Ed Brown Northwest Airlines Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1995-06-20-A
Content Description The collection is comprised of four photographs of Northwest Airways aircraft, dated August 1933. Aircraft include a Ford Tri-motor 5AT (NC8410), Travel Air 6000 (NC8754), Stearman C3 (NC6255), and Sikorsky S-38 (NC303N). Photographs were taken at the Northwest Airways Overhaul Base at Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Mary Christensen Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2000-09-13
Contents of the Collection The collection includes route maps, schedules, and brochures by Northwest Airlines and Western Air Lines, circa 1940s. Materials from both airlines feature the Douglas DC-4 and DC-3 aircraft in their promotional art. Also included is a Souvenir Air Log by Northwest Airlines, which unfolds to a reversible map that features domestic and international routes along with trivia about the science of air travel.

Norman Damborg Lockheed and Northwest Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1984-12-28-B
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of Northwest Airlines and Northwest Orient Airlines promotional material highlighting Lockheed aircraft. A Lockheed-Northwest Sales Development Material kit includes three lithographs and a photograph of Lockheed military and commercial aircraft. The collection also includes a Northwest Orient Airlines in-flight entertainment booklet containing puzzles and trivia about the Lockheed Super Constellation.

Jack H. Frazelle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-08-17
Contents of the Collection The Jack H. Frazelle Collection is comprised of photographs and textual materials collected by and/or given to Jack H. Frazelle during his 20+ year career as Assistant Manager of Boeing Field. Materials range from the 1910s to the 1980s.The collection includes assorted photographs, both in color and black-and-white, depicting aircraft, both in flight and on the ground; Boeing facilities; and one image of the Graf Zeppelin in a hangar in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Some of the photographs...

Don Gray Northwest Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1995-04-27
Contents of the Collections The collection is comprised of a Northwest Airlines Souvenir Flight Packet containing tickets, timetables, brochures, route maps, decal, postcards, and assorted travel receipts. Packet was received during a Northwest Airlines flight between New York and Seattle in July, 1954. Most of the brochures and postcards feature a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser.

Frank L. Houston Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2016-12-01
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs relating to the World War II and post-war flight career of pilot Frank "Sam" Houston, 1940-1980. The textual materials include a 1940 high school graduation diploma for Houston, eight (8) war ration booklets, circa 1942-1943; five (5) pilot log books, which span from Houston's learning to fly in 1942 through 1966, including some of his time as a pilot with Northwest Airlines. The log books include...

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.

Mary (Finley) North Northwest Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2008-02-26
Contents of the Collection The Mary (Finley) North Northwest Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials and photographs. The material was collected by North during her career as a Northwest Airlines (NWA) flight attendant, circa 1940s-1950s. There are five (5) log books, ranging from 1946-1950, that include details on North's flights, such as locations and dates; NWA materials, such as pay check stubs, ticket holders, business correspondence, and complimentary letters; and assorted...

Dorie Moore Northwest and Delta Air Lines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-09-17-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with two DVDs related to Dorie Moore's career as a flight attendant and purser with Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines, 2001-2012. The collection has been sorted into two series; Series I: Northwest Airlines materials and Series II: Delta Air Lines materials.The bulk of the material is in Series I and is from Northwest Airlines and includes a flight attendant manual; blank employee forms, such as crew member declarations...

Alex R. Polson Northwest Orient Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1989-07-06-A
Contents of the Collection The Alex R. Polson Northwest Orient Airlines Collection is a small collection comprised of a souvenir Flight Kit, maps, postcards, and brochures from Northwest Airlines and Northwest Orient Airlines, collected between 1948-1956. Included are timetables and fares for various routes, predominantly for service to Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, and China. Materials feature several aircraft that began commercial service in the late 1940s, including the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, Martin 202, and Douglas DC-6B.

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