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Title Delta-C&S DC-7 Golden Crown Fleet Menu
Date ca. 1954-1955
Collection Delta Air Lines Onboard Items
Catalog Number 2001.10.1
Object Name Menu
Extent of Description 1 menu/postcard
Admin/Biographical History Beginning in 1954, Delta (then known as Delta-C&S, after a merger with Chicago and Southern Air Lines in 1953) designated flights using the airline’s newest aircraft type, the Douglas DC-7, as first class Golden Crown Service flights. Extra onboard amenities included a typewriter and electric shaver for busy business travelers. For details, see this Golden Crown brochure:
Scope & Content Folded menu that could be mailed as a postcard. Front cover of navy blue, white, and gold colors with text: "Delta-C&S Air Lines DC-7 Golden Crown Fleet Menu. Menu inside features "Broiled Tenderloin Steak" as the main course. Postcard on back.
Credit line Gift of M.L. Strausburg in memory of Mary Wells
Search Terms Delta-C&S Air Lines
Delta Air Lines
Golden Crown Service
Douglas DC-7
Subjects Menus