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Name Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)

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Image of B.R. Coad Papers - 1918-1965

B.R. Coad Papers - 1918-1965

Personal papers of B.R. Coad, including photocopied newspaper clippings, business cards, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and published entomology reports and bulletins. The clippings provide biographical information on Coad, as well as the history of crop dusting and Delta Air Lines. There are also articles from Peruvian newspapers in Spanish language. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1939-1949, and includes correspondence with cotton growers in the Canete Valley, Peru, where Coad did freelance consulting work to assist hacienda owners with their crop infestations. There is also correspondence with B. R. Webster of the Chipman Chemical Company and Ralph R. Root, who s

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 Pan Am Clipper Class Menu - 10/25/1987

Pan Am Clipper Class Menu - 10/25/1987

Menu has a light silver cover with a red pinstriped border and dark silver world graphic superimposed on Pan Am's Globe logo. Inside the menu is printed the Clipper Class logo and text: "Welcome Aboard Pan Am's Special Business Class." Service marks: "CDG, 10/25/1987"

Image of Pan American The President Menu/Postcard - 6/12/1952

Pan American The President Menu/Postcard - 6/12/1952

Folded paper menu/postcard. Blue front cover is illustrated with a French waiter and small Pan American Boeing Stratocruiser in flight with white script text: "on board The President en route / Blue Ribbon Transatlantic Flight / Pan American / World's Most Experienced Airline" Inside is "Maxim's Paris in the sky" menu and handwriting by a passenger: "Aloft 6/12, Frankfurt to London, 6:16 pm. Raining at Frankfurt. This is me still on my way home. AL. Just had a beer at Frankfurt. Will enjoy this dinner."

Image of Pan American Clipper Cargo Shipping Label - ca. 1946-1953

Pan American Clipper Cargo Shipping Label - ca. 1946-1953

Yellow label illustrated with a black-and-white cow swishing its tail, a yellow chicken poking its head out of a crate, tan-colored crates of soup and nuts, and a white/blue Pan Am propeller aircraft in flight against a blue background. Text: "Swish! IT'S HERE . . . by CLIPPER CARGO / PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS / The System of the Flying Clippers"

Image of Airway to Europe: New Safety Devices Guard Transatlantic Planes - 06/1939

Airway to Europe: New Safety Devices Guard Transatlantic Planes - 06/1939

This is a 5-page magazine article: "Airway to Europe: New Safety Devices Guard Transatlantic Planes," by Paul A. Clarkson, Popular Science Monthly, June 1939. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs of Pan American Clipper Boeing 314, N18602; pilots; cockpits and safety and navigation equipment. Also includes a diagram showing locations of safety equipment inside the Boeing 314 and a blue route map showing stops at New York-Azors-Lisbon-Southampton.

Image of P.A.A. Yankee Clipper In Take Off, La Guardia Field - ca. 1939

P.A.A. Yankee Clipper In Take Off, La Guardia Field - ca. 1939

Linen postcard with color halftone lithograph print of a Pan American Clipper Boeing 314 taking off from water. Harry H. Baumann La Guardia Field Series postcard number E-6209.

Image of P.A.A. Yankee Clipper In Flight, La Guardia Field - ca. 1939

P.A.A. Yankee Clipper In Flight, La Guardia Field - ca. 1939

Linen postcard with color halftone lithograph print of a Pan American Clipper Boeing 314 climbing against blue sky with clouds. Harry H. Baumann La Guardia Field Series postcard number E-6208.

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 Pan American Agent Uniform Name Badge - ca. 1980s

Pan American Agent Uniform Name Badge - ca. 1980s

Goldtone parallelagram-shaped metal badge with small enamelled Pan Am blue logo. Printed in black: G. LOPEZ

Image of Pan American Dixie Clipper Model Airplane -

Pan American Dixie Clipper Model Airplane -

Plastic model airplane of Pan American Dixie Clipper Boeing 314, NC18605, flying boat.

Image of Flight Attendant Nesting Dolls - ca. 1992

Flight Attendant Nesting Dolls - ca. 1992

Matryoshka doll, also known as a Russian nesting doll and babushka doll. A set of five painted wooden dolls of decreasing size, placed one inside another. The four largest dolls are each made of two pieces. The smallest doll is one piece. Each doll is painted with brunette hair, a flight attendant uniform and large "wings" pin representing an airline. Largest to smallest dolls: A-B. Delta flight attendant C-D: Pan Am flight attendant E-F: Western Airlines flight attendant G-H: Northeast Airlines flight I: Chicago and Southern Air Lines (C&S) flight attendant

Image of Train Case - ca. 1940-1959

Train Case - ca. 1940-1959

Black and cream-colored train case. On front are two brass latches and combination lock and initials C.E.M. On top is a leather-wrapped handle with paper and plastic bag tags attached to it and paper labels glued to top. Labels and bag tags are from Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Eastern Air Lines, Pan American World Airways, United Air Lines, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Nassau customs and the Marine's Memorial Club of San Francisco.

Image of Pan Am Flight Bag - ca. 1963-1970

Pan Am Flight Bag - ca. 1963-1970

Blue square woven polyester bag with white piping and a large Pan Am Globe logo on two sides of bag. Rounded corners. Zipper and two short handles on top. White vinyl lining.

Image of Pan Am Flight Attendant Uniform Hat Badge - 1971-1975

Pan Am Flight Attendant Uniform Hat Badge - 1971-1975

Metal screwback badge. Goldtone openwork Pan Am Globe logo. Printed with employee's name in black: G. NAFF

Image of Pan American Clipper Cargo Weight Converter - 1951

Pan American Clipper Cargo Weight Converter - 1951

Kilograms to pounds analog weight converter made of a beige/blue water-resistant coated paperstock case, with metal fasteners in each corner, and card that slides up and down. Front side has text: "Eastbound, westbound or bound round the world, Flying Clippers are the most frequently scheduled. And there are no lower certificated shipping rates than those for Clipper Cargo / Pan American World Airways / Clipper Cargo Service / See reverse for Address of your Local Clipper Cargo Agent." Reverse side lists this local cargo agent: "LEP Transport, Inc., 55 Broadway, New York 6, N.Y., Tel: Dlgby 4-2515" and has text: "Some countries figure weight in kilos, some in pounds and tons. But all six cont

Image of Pan American Flight Attendant Portuguese Language Pin - ca. 1980s

Pan American Flight Attendant Portuguese Language Pin - ca. 1980s

Pan Am Blue and yellowed-white plastic badge with text: Falo Português

Image of Pan American President Special Amenity Kit - 1950s

Pan American President Special Amenity Kit - 1950s

The President Special amenity kit consisting of a 2-piece brass tube container marked "The President Special / Pan American World Airways" and contents: brass safety razor, brass razor blade container and a Gillette razor blade in a paper sleeve.

Image of Jet Clippers: The Space Age Coloring Book - 1959

Jet Clippers: The Space Age Coloring Book - 1959

Unused coloring book. Inside black line drawings depict Clipper ships, Pan Am aircraft and futuristic spacecraft. The front cover has a full-color illustration of a New York Airways helicopter over the Pan Am Building in Manhattan, which was built from 1960-1963. The back cover has a full-color illustration of a Boeing 707 and New York Airways helicopter over the Pan Am Worldport terminal building at New York-Idlewild airport (later New York-JFK), which opened in 1960.

Image of Pan American President Special Dinner Plate - late 1950s

Pan American President Special Dinner Plate - late 1950s

White china dinner plate with black spirals. From the "Script" pattern of Rosenthal's Continental China collection.