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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 16 Collections and/or Records:

Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-01-20
Contents of the Collection The Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection is comprised of materials relating to Daniel’s 26-year career as photographer and videographer at the Boeing Company. The collection primarily consists of photographic materials and assorted documents relating to Daniel’s career, as well as seven films, all ranging from the late 1920s to early 1960s.The photographs, which are comprised of 95 black-and-white prints, nine color prints, 22 negatives, and three transparencies, consist of official...

Simonne Fleury Dickinson United Airlines Flight Attendant Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2018-11-20
Contents of the Collection The Simonne Fleury Dickinson United Airlines Flight Attendant Photographs Collection consists of six black-and-white photographs of United Airlines Flight attendants with descriptions. These photographs, taken by the United Airlines News Divison, were given to Dickinson to use as publicity during her time as the Director of Foreign Travel at AAA Washington.

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.

Janet McMullen Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-08-03
Contents of the Collection The Janet McMullen Pan Am Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of primarily textual materials collected by McMullen during and after her Pan American Airways (PAA) flight attendant career, 1960-1992.Materials include two (2) oversize Pan Am wall calendars (1960 and 1992); Pan Am ephemera, such as luggage tags, advertising brochures, and a 1966 timetable; employee documents, such as retirement information (1979), an orientation booklet, scheduling documents, and a vacation...

Desiree "Jerry" Clifford Michaud and Thelma Irene McGraw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-11-01
Abstract Jerry Michaud (1924-1982) Michaud served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Naval pilot in the Pacific Theater. Thelma McGraw (1920-1996) She worked as a stewardess with United Airlines (UAL). The collection contains textual materials, black-and-white photographs, and ephemera associated with their 1942-1952 naval and commercial airline careers, respectively.

Mary Ann Odenthal United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2007-02-15
Contents of the Collection The Mary Ann Odenthal United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of a small amount of textual materials and four (4) color photographs. The material was collected by Odenthal during her service as a Horizon Air flight attendant (1988-1991) and United Airlines (UAL) flight attendant (1991-2006).The photographs are 4x5" and are candid snapshots. One depicts a Horizon Air aircraft parked on tarmac and the other three depict United Airlines personnel, including...

Susan "Kelly" Riley United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2008-03-06
Contents of the Collection The Susan "Kelly" A. Riley United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials and photographs related to Riley's career as a stewardess during the 1960s. There are two (2) United Airlines (UAL) Mainliner Stewardess diplomas (1961, 1963) for Riley; including the cases they were housed in. With each diploma is also a black-and-white group portrait of newly graduated UAL stewardesses. Both portraits are 8x10" and neither include identifying information, such...

Karen (Jones) Sandaas United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-11-01
Content Description The Karen (Jones) Sandaas United Airlines Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection consisting of brochures collected by Karen Sandaas during her time as a flight attendant for United Airlines from 1965-2003. The brochures are predominantly advertisements related to a career as a stewardess for United Airlines and the qualifications needed. One booklet titled "United Flight Blazer Look" illustrates the uniform pieces designed by Stan Herman. There is one clipping from 1938 illustrating...

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...

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