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printed ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Printed works that are created to meet an array of immediate needs, usually transitory in nature not intended to be saved. Examples could be broadsides, posters, leaflets, pamphlets, programs, postcards, tradecards, labels, tickets, handbills, sale notices, and valentines.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1910s-2020s.

Robert Dempster Airline Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-03-28
Contents of the Collection The Robert Dempster Airline ephemera is a small collection comprised of assorted airline schedules/timetables and safety cards ranging from the 1950s through the 1980s. The collection also contains a poster for a parade for Astronaut Dick Gordon through Seattle, Washington in 1966.

Edward Doelker Northwest Airlines Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2023-09-19
Contents of the Collection The Edward Doelker Northwest Airlines Collection is comprised of textual materials collected by Edward Doelker during his career in equipment services for Northwest Airlines (NWA), 1961-1997. The bulk of the collection is personnel records, including work-related correspondence, performance appraisals and certificates of commendation, grievance claims and appeals, and Northwest Airline company policies. There is also a small amount of NWA ephemera, including luggage tags, a notepad, and a...

Georgia Griffin McDonald Flight Attendant Collection

 Collection — Box One
Identifier: 2008-08-03-A
Contents of the Collection The Georgia Griffin McDonald Flight Attendant Collection is comprised of textual materials collected during McDonald's nearly 20 year career as a flight attendant with several airlines, from 1966-1984. Materials include stewardess' manuals for West Coast Airlines (1966) and Republic Airlines (1984), which also include sections focused on uniform regulations and professional appearance; labor agreements from Hughes AirWest, Republic Airlines, and West Coast Airlines (circa...

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