Museum logo

Search Term Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Name Logo, Delta Flying D

Associated Records

Image of Havana Holiday - ca. 1955

Havana Holiday - ca. 1955

This brochure has a yellow/navy blue cover illustrated with a lighthouse, dancers and silhouette of two 4-engine propeller airplanes. Text: 6 DAYS ALL EXPENSE / VACATION IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY / VIA DELTA AND PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS

Image of Delta to Miami . . . Trunk Line to Sunshine - 1958

Delta to Miami . . . Trunk Line to Sunshine - 1958

Full color magazine advertisement. Text: "While your DC-7 doesn't really taxi up to your hotel's poolside, there is no faster, no finer way to sunny Miami than these giant Golden Crown DC-7's nonstop from such cities as Chicago, Cincinnati and Atlanta. Delta also provides DC-7 through service from the Midwest to the Caribbean and South America, via New Orleans. For unsurpassed speed, unforgettable hospitality, fly Delta Golden Crown DC-7's and DC-7B's to Miami and the Caribbean. Serving 60 cities in the U.S.A. and Caribbean."

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 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 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 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.

Image of Delta "Blue Ball" Flight Engineer Insignia  - 1956 - 1972

Delta "Blue Ball" Flight Engineer Insignia - 1956 - 1972

Satin goldtone Delta Flight Engineer Insignia with "Blue Ball" center and flying D logo. 1956-1972

Image of Delta Jr. Stewardess Kiddie Wings - 1958

Delta Jr. Stewardess Kiddie Wings - 1958

Thin metal goldtone wings attached to a black circle with Delta's Flying D logo. Underneath circle reads "Jr. Stewardess."

Image of Delta Dish -

Delta Dish -

Honey Beige (peach) melamine plastic round dish with slanted sides. Used for main course of passenger's meal. Delta's Flying D logo imprinted on bottom.

Image of Delta Bag Cart - ca. 1940s-1950s

Delta Bag Cart - ca. 1940s-1950s

Baggage cart with open sides. Cart has light gray-painted metal end panels, frame and handle. Floor of cart is made of unpainted wood slats. A navy blue-and-white Delta Flying D logo label is on each end panel.

Image of Colonel Delta - 1951

Colonel Delta - 1951

Painted hard rubber figurine of Delta advertising symbol called "Colonel Delta." He holds a portfolio and metal cane. Stands on painted wooden base resembling aircraft stairs with a metal handrail. Sticker with Delta's Flying D logo is on lower front of base.

Image of Delta In-Flight Socks - ca. 1950-1962

Delta In-Flight Socks - ca. 1950-1962

A-B. Pair of blue low, bootie-style socks with yellow stretch band and Delta Flying D logo.

Image of Delta Curtiss C-46, N9884F Ship 104, Air Freighter Model Airplane - ca. 1970s

Delta Curtiss C-46, N9884F Ship 104, Air Freighter Model Airplane - ca. 1970s

Delta Curtiss C-46, N9884F Ship 104, Air Freighter handbuilt plastic model airplane made from a model kit. Model is painted in Delta's White Cap airplane livery. Text on model's tail: "104 / Super C46 Air Freighter" Cargo door in the model's fuselage is glued in open position. Wheel well doors are glued open and landing gear is down, but wheels are broken off and missing.

Image of Delta Douglas DC-3 Thermos - ca. 1945

Delta Douglas DC-3 Thermos - ca. 1945

Stanley Insulating Vac stainless steel, cylindrical container. Push-botton black plastic spout at one end. Spout attachment is removable. One side of container is engraved with Delta "Flying D" logo. Made by Landers, Frary & Clark (Stanley Insulating Division).

Image of C.E. Woolman's Suitcase - ca. 1948-1953

C.E. Woolman's Suitcase - ca. 1948-1953

Dark brown large leather satchel that has two dark brown leather straps fastened with metal buckles and a dark brown handle. Glued to one side of the suitcase is a torn, worn and faded Delta label, oval shape, blue and red background with white Flying D logo surrounded by text, “NOTHING FASTER - NOTHING FINER / TO AND THROUGH THE SOUTH"

Image of Delta Eating Tray - ca. 1955-1960s

Delta Eating Tray - ca. 1955-1960s

Cream plastic tray molded into sections. Delta Flying D logo on right side of tray.

Image of Delta Dessert/Side Cup -

Delta Dessert/Side Cup -

Honey Beige (peach) melamine plastic small cup for sides, such as fruit cocktail and shrimp cocktail, or pudding. Delta Flying D logo imprinted on bottom.

Image of Delta Drinking Cup -

Delta Drinking Cup -

Honey Beige (peach) melamine plastic small cup for drinking. Delta Flying D logo imprinted on bottom. Object is mislabeled with object # 2002.1.41

Image of Delta "Blue Ball" First Officer Insignia  - 1956 - 1972

Delta "Blue Ball" First Officer Insignia - 1956 - 1972

Satin goldtone Delta First Officer Insignia with "Blue Ball" center and flying D logo. 1956-1972

Image of Delta In-Flight Socks - ca. 1950-1962

Delta In-Flight Socks - ca. 1950-1962

A-B. Pair of blue low, bootie-style socks with yellow stretch band and Delta Flying D logo.