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Title Delta Breakfast Menu
Date ca. 1940
Collection Delta Air Lines Onboard Items
Catalog Number 2008.57.1
Object Name Menu
Extent of Description 1 menu, 4.25" x 3"
Admin/Biographical History This Delta breakfast menu is believed to be from the early days of meal service by Delta's flight attendants, then called "stewardesses." Stewardesses first flew with Delta on Douglas DC-2 aircraft in March 1940, and DC-3 aircraft in December 1940.
Scope & Content Small Delta breakfast menu. Cover text: "GOOD MORNING! / DELTA AIR LINES / The Trans-Southern Route / A Cheery Breakfast Served Aloft Amid Real Southern Hospitality." Inside, the menu offers a choice of orange, tomato or grapefruit juice served with melba toast, jelly and preserves and coffee, hot chocolate, hot boullion or hot tea, "WITH OUR COMPLIMENTS."
Credit line Delta Flight Museum
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
The Trans-Southern Route
Logo, Delta Winged Triangle
Delta In-Flight Service (IFS)
South (U.S.)
Subjects Menus
Orange juice
Meals
Beverages