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Title Miami is Calling
Date 1954
Collection Delta Air Lines Audiovisual: Print Advertising
Catalog Number 1995.64.1
Object Name Ad, Print
Extent of Description 1 advertisement
Creator Burke Dowling Adams (BDA)
Admin/Biographical History This ad promotes Delta-C&S Air Lines service to Florida from the Midwest, and to the Caribbean via New Orleans, over routes that Delta had recently inherited from a merger with Chicago and Southern Air Lines in May 1953. After the merger, the airline was known as Delta-C&S until mid-1955. Delta had served Florida since 1945, from cities in the South. Delta began flying the Douglas DC-7 on April 1, 1954.
Scope & Content Full-color illustrated magazine advertisement. Text: "MIAMI is calling...It's not hard to hear Miami's call these chilly days, even a thousand or more miles away. But that's not surprising because Miami is remarkably - and comfortably - close to all the Midwest and the South on fast-moving Delta-C&S. Call one of the local phone numbers shown on the map - or any Delta-C&S office. Miami is closer than you think!

Island hopping in the modern Caribbean makes a delightful tropic vacation, now that Delta-C&S has twice-daily service from New Orleans. Ask at any Delta office for maps and guide book."
Credit line Gift of Don Townsend to Delta Air Lines
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta-C&S Air Lines
Logo, Delta Flying D
Douglas DC-7
Miami, Fl.
Florida
South (U.S.)
Caribbean
Detroit, Mi.
Michigan
Chicago, Il.
Illinois
Midwest (U.S.)
Subjects Advertisements
Maps
Vacations
Telephones
Swimsuits
Beaches
Caribbean travel
Skyscrapers
Winter
Tourists