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Flight attendants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: Air hostesses; Air stewardesses; Air stewards; Airline hostesses; Airline stewardesses; Airline stewards; Airlines--Flight attendants; Airlines--Hostesses; Airlines--Stewardesses; Airlines--Stewards; Hostesses, Airline; Stewardesses, Airline; Stewards, Airline http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002659

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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...

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...

Polly (Peppard) Rohrback Northwest Airlines Flight Attendant photographs

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2011-02-23-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is small and contains six color photographs that depict to Polly (Peppard) Rohrback's time as a flight attendant for Northwest Airlines (NWA), circa 1960s. The photographs range in size from 1x2" to 8x10". One is a graduation group portrait of NWA stewards and stewardesses, most of the rest are more casual group shots. Two images have captions which provide contextual information; one identifies Donald Nyrop, who was president of NWA, with a Montana-based flight crew...

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