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Name Delta Air Lines

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Image of Wheel Around. Memphis - 1980

Wheel Around. Memphis - 1980

Travel poster illustrated with a painting of Delta Queeen steamboat's paddle churning up water from the Mississippi River, signed "G. Kelley."

Image of C.E. Woolman's Business Card - ca. 1930-1934

C.E. Woolman's Business Card - ca. 1930-1934

One side of business card is a black-and-white photograph showing an aircraft doing crop dusting. Reverse side is engraved: "C.E. Woolman / Vice Pres. and Gen. Mgr. / DELTA AIR CORPORATION / Monroe, La., U.S.A."

Image of Delta Emerge April 30-May 4, 2007 - 05/2007

Delta Emerge April 30-May 4, 2007 - 05/2007

A. Delta souvenir booklet commemorating the company's emergence from bankruptcy and rebranding. Includes photographs and executive and employee quotes from the emergence celebration at Delta's Technical Operations Center (TOC) in Atlanta on April 30, 2007; relisting on the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell Ceremony on May 3, 2007; and visits by a Delta executive contingent led by CEO Jerry Grinstein to hubs in Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, New York and Salt Lake City from May 1-May 4, 2007. Also includes photos of unveiling the new Delta Red Widget logo and aircraft livery nicknamed "Onward and Upward," dedication of a Boeing 757-200 aircraft to Delta CEO Jerry Grinstein, and s

Image of Can You Identify This Airline? - 1955

Can You Identify This Airline? - 1955

Ad illustrated with passengers deplaning from a Douglas DC-7 with a family in foreground. View from back of aircraft keeps aircraft livery and logo hidden. "Can you identify this airline? One of the oldest in the nation / Its Golden Crown fleet serves the Golden Triangle of America / No mystery this airline to 58 cities of Mid-America and half-a-dozen good neighbors to the South. With a 25-year heritage of Southern tradition, it serves the Midwest and Caribbean as well today, carrying over 2,000,000 passengers annually. And fastest of all, where ever they go are its Golden Crown DC-7 flights: The Royal Biscayne . . . . Chicago-Miami Nonstop The Royal Poinciana . . . Chicago-Cincinnati-

Delta Tokyo Inaugural Prints Portfolio - 03/04/1987

Folder of prints of six Delta travel posters, commemorating Delta's inaugural service to Tokyo: Gray folder with silver Delta widget logo and laurel leaves. In Japanese characters and English language: "Commemorating Delta Air Lines' Inaugural Flight / Tokyo-Portland-Atlanta / March 4, 1987" Introductory sheet titled "Welcome Aboard / Delta Air Lines' Inaugural Flight / Tokyo-Portland-Atlanta / March 4, 1987" explains that Delta commissioned the work for 24 artists for its 1986 travel poster series, lists the six posters selected for this print packet and gives a short biography of each artist represented: Atlanta by Richard Loehle Florida by Bob Radigan San Diego by Charles Harper

Image of Huff Daland Petrel Blueprints - 1936

Huff Daland Petrel Blueprints - 1936

Set of Huff Daland Petrel (Huff Daland Duster) aircraft engineering plans, produced by the Delta Air Corporation in Monroe, Louisiana. Set consists of four as-built blueprints and four duplicate drawings. Original design by Huff Daland Airplanes, Inc.; revised by H.E. Dickard, Jr.; drawn by H.E. Dickard, Jr.; traced by H.E. Dickard, Jr. The set consists of the following: Blueprints: A. Huff Daland Petrel Lower Wing Layout, Drawing No. 101, Sheet No. 1, dated 6/6/1936. Dimensions: 65" 36" Scale 3 inches = 1 foot. B. Huff Daland Petrel Fuselage, Drawing No. 102, Sheet No. 2, dated 6/19/1936. Dimensions: 62" x 36" Scale: 3 inches = 1 foot. Outer edges slightly brittle, some rust damage.

Image of Delta Air Corporation Cash Journal - 1931

Delta Air Corporation Cash Journal - 1931

Delta Air Corporation's Cash Journal for January-December 1931. The journal consists of handwritten notations on pages attached together with two metal fasteners. Several pages are loose. This cash journal shows income and expenses for Delta during the difficult days of the Great Depression. Delta's main business at the time was crop dusting. The journal entries also show business activities that supplemented Delta's income from crop dusting, including hangar space rentals, aircraft maintenance and repairs, aircraft fuel sales, office space rentals to American Airways, flying lessons, aerial photography and survey flights.

Image of C.E. Woolman's Business Card - ca. 1930-1934

C.E. Woolman's Business Card - ca. 1930-1934

One side of business card is a black-and-white photograph showing an aircraft doing crop dusting. Reverse side is engraved: "C.E. Woolman / Vice Pres. and Gen. Mgr. / DELTA AIR CORPORATION / Monroe, La., U.S.A."

Image of Take a Big Delta Jet to Florida . . . Smart People Do! - 1964

Take a Big Delta Jet to Florida . . . Smart People Do! - 1964

Full-color magazine advertisement. Text: "What is this, science-fiction? They look like us. It is us - we're looking into tomorrow! It's so easy with Delta's Big Jets. And pleasant. And comfortable. No wonder Delta Jets have carried more then all others combined from the Midwest to Florida! DELTA the air line with the BIG JETS"

Image of Project 767 Is Contagious / Catch It! - 1982

Project 767 Is Contagious / Catch It! - 1982

Photo features a black and white photo of Delta employees standing on the stairs of Delta Boeing 767 holding up dollar bills. Text: "Project 767 Is Contagious / Catch It! / You'll wear the pin with pride. / Project 767 Committee."

Image of Delta Sky, The Art of Reinvention: A Special Issue - 05/2007

Delta Sky, The Art of Reinvention: A Special Issue - 05/2007

Special issue of Delta's in-flight magazine "The Art of Reinvention: A Special Issue," which introduces Delta's new brand the Red Widget logo on the cover. Includes Perspectives column which a message from Delta CEO Jerry Grinstein, "Delta Emerging: You ain't seen nothin' yet!"

Image of Charles H. Dolson's Logbooks Photocopies - 1933-1942

Charles H. Dolson's Logbooks Photocopies - 1933-1942

Photocopies of four of Charles Dolson's logbooks, 1933-1942. The logbooks document Dolson's flight time as an airline pilot with American Airlines (he was with American from 1931-1934), then Delta Air Lines from 1934 until he was recalled to active U.S. Navy duty in 1942. Logbook No. 5, January 24, 1933 to November 30, 1935 Logbook No. 6, January 1, 1936 to June 30, 1936 Logbook No. 7, July 1, 1936 to October 21, 1939 Logbook No. 8, January 1, 1940 to April 25, 1942

Image of Make Your Voice Heard! Keep Delta My Delta! - 2006

Make Your Voice Heard! Keep Delta My Delta! - 2006

Poster promoting the Keep Delta My Delta petition. Red and white poster printed with image of promotional button, the Delta Heritage widget logo and text: Make Your Voice Heard! / To sign a petition and join the campaign to say "NO" to a US Airways takeover of Delta, visit www.KeepDeltaMyDelta.org / We believe a US Airways takeover of Delta would be bad for everyone. Bad for consumers - who want to keep low fares and great service; bad for small communities and businesses - who want to keep competition and growing worldwide access and convenience; and bad for Delta people - who want to keep their jobs and hard-earned benefits. / Keep Delta My Delta! / www.KeepDeltaMyDelta.org

Image of Delta New York Travel Poster - 02/1957

Delta New York Travel Poster - 02/1957

Digital image, TIFF file format, of an illustrated Delta poster. Blue "NEW YORK" across top of poster. Small Douglas DC-7 in flight. Oversized Statue of Liberty's head facing right and skycrapers. On right edge of poster is a black vertical "DELTA AIR LINES."

Image of Delta San Juan to Havana Menu - ca. 1958

Delta San Juan to Havana Menu - ca. 1958

Small single-fold menu card. Front has a hand-drawn and colored illustration of the head and shoulders of a woman carrying a basket on her head. Illustration is signed by the artist and titled "Haiti." Cover text: "Delta Air Lines, Inc. / San Juan to Havana via Ciudad-Trujillo, Port-au-Prince / Menu" Inside text: "Menu / Frozen Daiquiri / Olives, Celery, Carrots / Schichekabab [Shish Kebab] of Filet / String Beans / Potatoes Noisette / Salad with French Dressing / French Roll-Butter / French Pastry / Coffee / Prepared by The Caribe Caters, Port-au-Prince, Haiti" Menu appears to have been pasted into a scrapbook. Glue residue, paper warping and some color bleeding of illustration.

Image of Delta Air Corporation Dusting Contacts Card File - 1931, ca. 1935

Delta Air Corporation Dusting Contacts Card File - 1931, ca. 1935

Crop-dusting sales prospects contact cards from January-June, 1931; one dusting pilot personnel card, ca. 1935; and an access copy of the original brittle cards, made in 2006. The short notes written on the sales prospect cards show some of the economic struggles of local planters and Delta in the midst of the Great Depression in the Mississippi River delta region of the southern United States. It was not easy for Delta to find customers when land owners were "broke and will do [own] dusting this season" or "cutting down acreage." There was also competition from other dusting companies. However, the cards also list a number of "good prospects," who later signed with Delta for crop dusting.

Image of Delta Flying Colonel Award - 02/18/1956

Delta Flying Colonel Award - 02/18/1956

Flying Colonel certificate presented to Nic L. Knoph, signed by C.E. Woolman, president of Delta, February 18, 1956. Printed with gold/black text superimposed over a light gray silhouette of a Douglas DC-7. Black text: GREETINGS / KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS THAT / Mr. Nic L. Knoph [calligraphy] / IS HEREBY COMMISSIONED A / FLYING COLONEL / OF DELTA AIR LINES / In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of aviation and for his support of air transportation."

Image of More Debt Won't Help Delta - 2006

More Debt Won't Help Delta - 2006

Keep Delta My Delta rally sign. Red poster printed "More Debt Won't Help Delta." Staple holes in each corner.

Image of Charles Dolson's Logbook No. 5 Digital Copy - 1933-1935

Charles Dolson's Logbook No. 5 Digital Copy - 1933-1935

Digital copy (55 TIF files) of Charles Dolson's flight time logbook, No. 5, January 24, 1933-November 30, 1935. This logbook documents part of Dolson's flight time as an airline pilot with American Airlines (he was with American from 1931-1934), then Delta Air Lines in 1934.

Image of New York, Washington Millionaire Dream Vacations via Delta - 1957

New York, Washington Millionaire Dream Vacations via Delta - 1957

Brochure promoting Delta vacation packages to New York and Washington, DC. Brochure cover is illustrated with a close aerial view of the Statue of Liberty with New York Harbor and Manhattan's Financial District skyscrapers in the background.