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Name Delta Air Lines

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Image of Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody - 10/1959

Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody - 10/1959

Full-color magazine advertisement. Title/Subtitle: "Delta DC-8 Royal Jet Service is for Everybody / Deluxe First Class and Thrifty Supercoach." Text: "Passengers on Delta's initial DC-8 Royal Jet Service flights between Atlanta and New York will be quick to recognize that a new standard of luxury and comfort have been established in this swift moving Jet Age. World's newest, largest true jetliner, the DC-8 is years ahead in design and decor. Quiet, vibration-free cabins of new beauty and spaciousness feature the accomodations for both first class and supercoach passengers. Cruising at nearly 600 mph, these luxurious jetliners provide a host of new conveniencesand sustantially more individ

Image of Gear Up. Detroit - 1980

Gear Up. Detroit - 1980

Travel poster illustrated with a painting depicting the front of a red classic Detroit-built car, signed "Hunter."

Image of Thank You for Keeping Delta Your Delta - 2007

Thank You for Keeping Delta Your Delta - 2007

Framed poster reprint of a Delta advertisement in USA Today newspaper, page 8A, February 22, 2007, with thank you message from Delta CEO Jerry Grinstein printed on a backdrop of a sample of names of individuals who signed the Keep Delta My Delta e-petition. "Thank You for Keeping Delta Your Delta / Thanks to the support from our employees and retirees, we will continue to have the opportunity to meet our customers' personal and business travel needs with world-class service and superior performance-now and in the future. [signed] Jerry Grinstein / Keep Delta My Delta." There is a brass plate engraved "USA Today" in the blue matteboard surrounding the poster reprint.

Image of Miami is Calling - 1954

Miami is Calling - 1954

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."

Image of Delta-C&S Jamaica Travel Poster - 1955

Delta-C&S Jamaica Travel Poster - 1955

This poster features a photograph of a woman tourist riding a donkey.

Image of Delta Beverage Service Selection Card - ca. 1958

Delta Beverage Service Selection Card - ca. 1958

Highballs $1.00: Scotch, Bourbon (limit 2 servings) Cocktails $1.00: Martini and Manhattan. (limit 2 servings) Complimentary beverages: Soda, Water, Ginger Ale, Coca-Cola. Discoloration on one side of the menu from newspaper that was stored with it.

Image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Autograph - 1965

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Autograph - 1965

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's signature on a piece of white Delta in-flight stationary, 5.75" x 7.75" Letterhead is printed with the red/white/blue Delta Sideways Widget logo and this slogan: The air line with the BIG JETS.

Image of Delta Florida Travel Poster - 02/1957

Delta Florida Travel Poster - 02/1957

Digital image, TIFF file format, of an illustrated Delta poster. Yellow FLORIDA across top of poster. Small Douglas DC-7 in flight. Oversized head of man facing left with green goggles pushed up on his head. Fishing spear with five fish. Destination names on fish (top to bottom): "MIAMI / TAMPA, ST. PETERSBURG, CLEARWATER / ORLANDO / WEST PALM BEACH / JACKSONVILLE." On right edge of poster is a black vertical "DELTA AIR LINES."

Image of Delta Houston Travel Poster - 1971

Delta Houston Travel Poster - 1971

This poster is illustrated with iconic Houston symbols (from top): an oil tanker, a skycraper, the Houston Astrodome, an astronaut wearing a spacesuit, the bronze equestrian statue of General Sam Houston, the Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts (commonly known as "Jones Hall) and oil rigs.

Image of US Air Debt Can't Buy Delta - 2006

US Air Debt Can't Buy Delta - 2006

Keep Delta My Delta rally sign. Blue poster printed: "US Air Debt Can't Buy Delta" Staple holes in each corner.

Image of Thank You for Keeping Delta Your Delta - 01/31/2007

Thank You for Keeping Delta Your Delta - 01/31/2007

Poster thanking employees and their families for participating in the e-petition to "Keep Delta My Delta." Sent to Delta stations system-wide, according to a March 5, 2007 memo to Delta leaders. Poster features individual names, and was based on the thank-you ad to employees and retirees that Delta CEO Jerry Grinstein ran in the February 22, 2007, issue of USA Today newspaper. While that ad included a small sampling of names, this poster includes a comprehensive list of those who signed the e-petition. Poster is titled "Thank You for Keeping Delta Your Delta," and has a printed signature of Delta CEO Jerry Grinstein, image of a Keep Delta My Delta promotional button and date January 31, 2007.

Image of You and Delta: A Manual for Employees - ca. 1952

You and Delta: A Manual for Employees - ca. 1952

Delta employee and new hire orientation booklet: "A Reference Manual to the Organization of Delta, the Jobs of Delta Departments, and the Delta Way of Working." Spiral-bound, blue soft cover stamped in gold with a Delta propeller and engine and employee name: John M. Winkle. There are black and white photos of Delta people at work throughout the manual.

Image of Delta to New York...from all the South - 1957

Delta to New York...from all the South - 1957

Full-color magazine advertisement. Text: "Of course your Delta DC-7 doesn't land on Broadway - but Delta gets you to New York so fast from so many Southern cities - such as Atlanta, New Orleans and Houston - that you'd think they were 'just across the river.' There is no faster, no more comfortable way between New York and the South than by the Golden Crown DC-7's of Delta, one of America's pioneer scheduled airlines. Serving 60 cities in 7 countries." The lighted theatre marquee sign in the ad reads: "JUDY HOLLIDAY IN BELLS ARE RINGING / A NEW MUSICAL"

Image of Delta-C&S DC-7 Golden Crown Fleet Menu/Postcard - ca. 1954-1955

Delta-C&S DC-7 Golden Crown Fleet Menu/Postcard - ca. 1954-1955

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.

Image of Delta Air Lines Inaugural 767 Flight Certificate - 12/15/1982

Delta Air Lines Inaugural 767 Flight Certificate - 12/15/1982

Paper certificate on heavy cardstock iIlustrated with an image of Boeing 767 The Spirit of Delta in flight. Text: "DELTA AIR LINES INAUGURAL 767 FLIGHT CERTIFICATE / This is to certify that the holder of this certificate / was a passenger on the historic inaugural flight / of the Delta Air Lines' advanced generation / Boeing 767 Super Jet. David C. Garrett, Jr., President and CEO of Delta Air Lines"

Image of Delta 2007 Transformation Plan - 2007

Delta 2007 Transformation Plan - 2007

2007 Transformation Plan poster outlines goals under four categories of Fund the Flight, Fly Right, Earn Customer Preference and Win Together." Blue poster with Delta Heritage Widget logo. Titled "2007 TRANSFORMATION PLAN" with text printed in four white columns with red arrows. Full text: * Fund the Flight Plan: Emerge from bankruptcy. Achieve 2007 financial commitments in our plan. Achieve top half ranking of network carriers in pre-tax margin. Build cash for long-term strength. --> Secure Our Future * Fly Right: Safety first. Win in New York City. Continue international expansion. Continue to close the RASM gap. --> Build a Profitable Network * Earn Customer Preference: Improve bagga

Image of Keep Delta My Delta Sticker - 2006

Keep Delta My Delta Sticker - 2006

Sticker promoting Keep Delta My Delta campaign. Red round sticker printed with white text "Keep Delta My Delta!" and the Delta Heritage widget logo.

Image of An Album of International Air Liners - ca. 1936-1937

An Album of International Air Liners - ca. 1936-1937

Player's cigarette card album with all 50 cards included. A brief caption is included for each card. 18 pages. No date. Circa 1936-1937 is estimate based on the aircraft included in the collection. Features aircraft from Imperial Airways, S.A.B.E.N.A., C.L.S. Air France, Deutsche Luft Hansa, Deruluft, K.L.M., M.A.L.E.R.T., Ala Littoria, A.B.A., Swissair, Aeroput, American Airlines, Braniff Airlines, Central Airlines, Delta, Eastern Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Pan American Airways, Pennsylvania Airlines, T.W.A., United Airlines and Quantas Empire Airways.

Image of Fly to Columbia - 1946

Fly to Columbia - 1946

Black-and-white Delta newspaper advertisement featuring a photograph of Delta DC-3, NC28340, Ship 40, in-flight with a Delta route map in the background. Text: "Fly to Columbia / Return Same Way / 2 Round Trips Daily / 40 Minutes Each Way / For Reservations Call 7940 or 8453 / City Ticket Office 99 Philip Street"

Image of Delta Breakfast Menu - ca. 1940

Delta Breakfast Menu - ca. 1940

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."