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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 6 Collections and/or Records:

Angela Gardner Trans World Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 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.

Arlene E. Johnsen Trans World Airlines Collection

 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...

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...

Judy Evans Sowell United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2008-11-09
Contents of the Collection The Judy Evans Sowell United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials collected by Sowell during her 1965-1993 career with United Airlines (UAL) as a flight attendant. The collection includes assorted UAL materials, including airline maps, decals, menus, employee documentation, such as pay stubs and recognition letters; instructional materials for stewardesses (1965); and a June 23, 1990 letter from UAL celebrating Sowell's 25th anniversary with the...

Eris Swarthout Trans World Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2011-03-25
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of a photograph and a business card relating to Eris Swarthout's 1943-1945 time as a Trans World Airlines (TWA) flight attendant. The black-and-white portrait of Swarthout in her TWA uniform is 4x6". It includes a stamp on the reverse that reads "TWA photo" as well as "Eris Swarthout" written in pen across the top. There is also a TWA business card for "Miss Eris Swarthout" with the job title of "Air Hostess, Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc."

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