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Airlines

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred term: Air carriers; Air lines; Air transportation industry; Airline industry; Aviation industry; Scheduled airlines http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002650.html

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

James Sterling Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1992-01-21
Contents of the Collection The James Sterling Commercial Airlines Collection is comprised of commercial airline ephemera printed between 1930 and 1990, such as route maps, flight schedules, postcards, flight kits, decals, catalogs, brochures, air sickness bags and calendars. The materials were items provided to customers by various airlines, predominantly ones with international routes, including: Pan American World Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, TWA, Northwest Orient Airlines, Mexicana De Aviacion,...

Steve A. Stimpson Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-03-25
Abstract Steve A. Stimpson was a manager for Boeing Air Transport in the 1920s-1930s. The collection contains one hundred and fifty-two (152) black-and-white photographs in an unbound photograph album documenting early United Airlines history.

Virginia Wagner Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1991-02-20
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of brochures, boarding passes, promotions, and motion sickness bags collected from Northwest Airlines and United Airlines flights between 1969 and 1991.

John Wegg Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-09-12
Overview John Wegg is best known as the founder and editor-in-chief of Airliners and Airways magazines, as well as contributor to other publications and author of 12 books on aviation history, airlines, and aircraft manufacturers. The John Wegg Commercial Airlines Collection consists of about 2.7 cubic feet of material such as printed ephemera, photographs, documents, and other materials pertaining to the Wegg's aviation journalism and...

Bruce Whitman Aviation Art Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-04-16-A
Overview The Bruce Whitman Aviation Art Collection is a collection of artwork including a drawing, posters, lithographs, photographs, and advertisements primarily related to American military aviation from about 1917 to the early 1950s.

Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988-06-01-A
Contents of the Collection The Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection comprised of materials relating to Wingfield’s career as a flight attendant for American Airlines in the late 1930s. The collection includes one photographic portrait (a later reprint of a colorized photograph) of Wingfield in uniform; two logbooks from her routes as a flight attendant, dated 1936-1937 and 1939-1940; and four films. The privately shot films are from 1939 and the early 1940s and contain scenes of American...

Greg Wright Pan American World Airways Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 1988-01-28
Contents of the Collection This small collection is comprised of a Pan American World Airways flight schedule, effective November 1, 1946. Titled "Air Ways for Two-Way Trade," the timetable features international routes all over the world. It includes more detail on routes between North and South America as it is "probably the best opportunity for reciprocal foreign trade." A Pan American Airways route map is included at the center of the booklet.

Charles Zweigart Aviation Postcard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-10-16
Contents of the Collection The Charles Zweigart Aviation Postcard Collection is comprised of approximately 5,000 postcards collected by Zweigart from 1941 to the early 2000s. Most of the postcards are related to commercial aviation aircraft, but some feature airports. A small amount of postcards have been used but the bulk of them are pristine and have never been posted and have no personalization.The collection was originally housed in twenty-six (26) three ring binders but were removed for preservation....

Series IX. Lear JeTravel, 1968

 Series
Scope and Contents: Lear JeTravel This single-file series documents the first flight of Lear JeTravel airline with two newspaper clippings from the Reno Evening Gazette dated December 5, 1968 and the Nevada State Journal from December 6, 1968. Both articles discuss the inaugural flight, piloted by WPL, and its passengers. The articles also state that the airline planned to offer twice daily service, seven days a week, from the Reno Municipal Airport to the...

Simpson, Anne, 2016 January 13

 File
Interview Summary Retired airline captain and Museum of Flight Trustee Anne Simpson is interviewed about her 37-year career in the commercial airline industry. She discusses her experiences as a pilot for Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines, where she flew the Boeing 727, Airbus A320, and Boeing 747-400. She also discusses her status as one of the first women pilots to be hired by a major American airline and describes challenges and accomplishments from her career. The interview concludes with an overview of...

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