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Image of Southern Airways Chicago Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Chicago Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has iconic images of Chicago, including Old Chicago Water Tower, Adler Planetarium, bronze lion from the Art Institute entrance and the John Hancock Building, with a tan/olive green background and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has tan text: "CHICAGO" and white Southern Airways 1972 logo.

Image of Northwest Orient Detroit Travel Poster - 1950s

Northwest Orient Detroit Travel Poster - 1950s

This poster is illustrated with a large steering wheel, factory smokestacks, city skyline and cars and boats, representing the "Motor City" of Detroit and Lake Michigan, 1950s. In the top right corner of the poster is a small Boeing Stratocruiser in flight.

Western Airlines Minnesota Travel Poster - 1964

White poster with color photograph of two people paddling a red canoe on a lake inside a fish cutout.

Image of Southern Airways Wichita Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Wichita Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of Wichita, including cattle, wheat harvester, farmer, laboratory, oil well and daisies, with a pink/brown background with brown/blue details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has tan text: "WICHITA" and Southern Airways 1972 logo.

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 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 Northwest Airlines Souvenir Air Log - 1939

Northwest Airlines Souvenir Air Log - 1939

Brochure, 8.5" x 3.75", unfolds to show a Northwest Airlines's route system map, 22.5" x 17". Map is divided into three sections showing Northwest's routes from Milwaukee to Portland and Seattle. On reverse side of map is a space to fill in flight information. Brochure cover is illustrated with a large Northwest logo and a DC-3 casting a shadow as it flies over a town and fields.

Image of Wrap it Up. Chicago - 1980

Wrap it Up. Chicago - 1980

Travel poster illustrated with a painting of Michigan Avenue street scene depicted on a large shopping bag holding wrapped presents, signed "John [Kelly?]"

Image of Southern Airways Minneapolis/St. Paul Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Minneapolis/St. Paul Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of the Twin Cities area, including man fishing, woman ice skating, man riding a snow mobile and sailboats, with a light yellow/brown background with pink/blue/tan details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has tan text: "MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL" and Southern Airways 1972 logo.

Image of Southern Airways St. Louis Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways St. Louis Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has iconic images of St. Louis, including the Gateway Arch and a Mississippi River steamboat, with a dark yellow/navy blue background with orange details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has orange text: "ST. LOUIS" and white Southern Airways 1972 logo.

Image of Southern Airways Milwaukee Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Milwaukee Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of Milwaukee, including fishermen, a cow (representing dairy farms) and a flower, with a pink/navy blue background with blue details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has tan text: "MILWAUKEE" and white Southern Airways 1972 logo.

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-

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 Discover the Wildlife. Minneapolis St. Paul - 1982

Discover the Wildlife. Minneapolis St. Paul - 1982

Travel poster illustrated with painting of two ducks swimming, signed "H. Johnson."

Image of Northwest Airlines Boeing 747-400 Inaugural Certificate - 02/09/1989

Northwest Airlines Boeing 747-400 Inaugural Certificate - 02/09/1989

Text: "Northwest Airlines Certificate of Honor / Commemorating the First Flight of the Boeing 747-400 / By these presence, be it known, that Kevin C. Sigurdson was a passenger on the first day of scheduled service of a Boeing 747-400, which introduced to the world the newest technology and comfort in air travel, operated this 9th day of February 1989, on a route between Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix. / Attested to date first written, by Steven G. Rothmeier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; John F. Horn, President and Chief Operating Officer; Stuart L. Henning, Vice President Flight Operations; Lloyd R. Warren, Vice President Infl

Image of Delta Midway Thrifty 50 Fare Promotional Coin - 1977

Delta Midway Thrifty 50 Fare Promotional Coin - 1977

Round silvertone metal promotional item, shaped to look like a token or coin. Printed in center of one side "Thrifty 50" logo surrounded by repeating curving text: "DELTA AIR LINES THRIFTY FIFTY FARE" Reverse side has a large Delta widget logo in center surrounded by curving text: "CHICAGO / SAINT LOUIS"

Image of Chicago - 1974

Chicago - 1974

Framed Impressionistic style oil painting. Depicts Chicago skyline of skyscrapers and buildings and their reflections in the water of Lake Michigan. On back of canvas in handwriting is the name of the painting and a copyright statement: "Copyright and reproduction rights assigned by artist to Delta Air Lines, Inc., 1974."

Image of Northwest Airlines Air Traveler's Packet - 1937-1939

Northwest Airlines Air Traveler's Packet - 1937-1939

Empty glassine envelope that held pieces of chewing gum. Printed in green with drawing of Lockheed 14H Super Electra and text: "NORTHWEST AIRLINES' NEW SKY ZEPHYRS / CHICAGO, TWIN CITIES, WINNIPEG, SEATTLE / AIR TRAVELER'S PACKET CONTAINING WRIGLEY'S CHEWING GUM / A HELPFUL COMPANION - IN THE AIR - ON THE GROUND"