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business cards

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Small cards produced since the 19th century bearing the name and address of a business concern and one of its representatives, and intended more for information than advertisement. For small printed sheets or cards bearing tradesmen's advertisements from the 17th through the 19th century, use "trade cards." For cards made later and distributed for advertisement, use "advertising cards."

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Allen and Carol Gounaris Flying Tiger Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-04-14-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs that are related to Dorothy (Jesseman) Allen and Carol (Prentice) Gounaris who worked for the Flying Tiger Line as flight attendants, 1960-1964. The collection has been sorted into two series.Series I, Dorothy Allen materials, is the bulk of the collection. It includes Flying Tiger employee documentation in the form of a 1962 flight attendant seniority list, cholera vaccination certificate,...

Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-05-07
Contents of the Collection The Elaine P. Austin Northwest Orient Airlines (NWA) Flight Attendant Collection is relatively small and comprised of primarily textual materials with some photographs. The bulk of the material was collected by Austin during her flight attendant career with Northwest Orient Airlines from 1960-1965.Textual materials include a large amount of stewardess training materials, including instructions for various safety procedures, aircraft layouts, and assorted work sheets from stewardess...

Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-08-26-A
Content Description The Julius A. Barr Correspondence and Clippings is a small collection consisting primarily of textual materials documenting Barr's professional and personal life from the late 1920s until his death in 1939. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Barr, as well as a few written by his wife Hortense, to his parents residing in Pittsburg, Kansas, from 1926 until 1939. The letters shed light on his military training, his work importing and demonstrating aircraft for...

John and Alan Blum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-09-04
Abstract Collection of materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931. The collection is comprised of a scrapbook, a photograph album and loose photographs, and a small amount of ephemera.

Robert Bryant Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2019-06-17
Content Description The Robert Bryant Collection is a small collection consisting of textual and visual materials related to Bryant's career working for Boeing, Northrop, Lear Fan and other aviation companies. The materials are organized by company and format. Related to Boeing, the collection includes a request for proposal on systems and equipment for the Supersonic Transport Program, a 700-series decal, and a handbook on advanced composites. Materials related to Lear Fan include administrative...

Lorraine C. (Coccio) Ditsworth Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2009-02-20
Contents of the Collection The Lorraine C. (Coccio) Ditsworth Western Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of texual materials and sixteen (16) photographs. The bulk of the material was collected by Ditsworth during her 1953-1956 service as a Western Airlines (WA) flight attendant, although five (5) of the photographs appear to be unrelated to Ditsworth directly and of a later date (circa 1970s). The textual materials include three (3) logs which contain notes about Ditsworth's flights, 1953-1956;...

Michael Ehl Commercial Aviation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-10-23
Contents of the Collection The Michael Ehl Commercial Aviation Collection consists of various documents related to commercial airlines. The collection includes a 1986 timetable for Aspen Airways; a circa 1970s BEA safety booklet; a 1992 Southwest Airlines timetable; a circa 1970s Olympic Airways flight packet; a 1992 Reno Air inaugural ticket; a 1990 Empire Airlines timetable and notepads advertising Coeur D'Alene, Idaho; an Emirates Airlines timetable from 2011-2012; JAL Seattle to Tokyo flight packets, 2012; business...

Charlotte Eising Boeing 80-A Crash Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2021-05-11
Content Description The Charlotte Eising Boeing 80-A Crash Collection is a small collection of materials relating to the crash of a Boeing 80-A (tail number NC225M) in June 1930 in Wyoming. The collection includes five photographs of the crash. The 3x5.5" black-and-white prints are mounted on black paper and are significantly discolored. There is also a letter to M. Catharine Holby from A.G. Kinsman of Boeing Air Transport, Inc. regarding items lost in the crash; a business card for Kinsman; and a small clipping...

Doris Hanson Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-06-25-A
Content Description The Doris Hanson Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection consisting of materials related to Hanson's career as a flight attendant. She worked as a flight attendand for Western Airlines from 1956-1959 and in Communications for Pan Am in 1954, but other airlines are represented in the collection as well. Materials related Hanson's work with Western Airlines include: "The Californian Champagne Flights" menu used as postcard, 1957; a 1959 ticket; a business card/badge...

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...

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