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Image of Southern Airways AM-98 Jackson-Mobile First Flight Cover - 12/09/1950

Southern Airways AM-98 Jackson-Mobile First Flight Cover - 12/09/1950

First flight cover commemorating Southern Airways' inaugural service from Jackson, Mississippi to Mobile, Alabama, on December 3, 1950. Pink cachet reads: "AIR MAIL / ROUTE 98 / FIRST FLIGHT / JACKSON" and has route map showing new service: Jackson-Laurel-Hattiesburg-Mobile and Jackson-Natchez-Baton Rouge-New Orleans. Air mail label has a DC-3 silhouette and text: "AIR MAIL / FIRST FLIGHT A.M. 98 SOUTHERN AIRLINES." Postage stamp features the 1903 Wright Flyer aircraft and brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright. Envelope is addressed to Earl H. Wellman & Sons.

Image of Delta the Fastest Transportation Across the South - ca. 1936-1940

Delta the Fastest Transportation Across the South - ca. 1936-1940

This advertisement, called a "counter card," is a piece of cardstock with a cardstock hinge on back to display the advertisement on a counter or desk. Screen-printed illustration on front of the counter card features a Delta Lockheed 10 Electra flying across the United States in red, white and blue colors.

Image of Northeast Airlines Florida Travel Poster - ca. 1960-1966

Northeast Airlines Florida Travel Poster - ca. 1960-1966

This is a white poster printed on both sides with an illustration signed "C. Robert Perrin" of a woman in a pink hat, which is made up of seahorses and seashells and a yellow sun. In the upper section of the poster, a small Convair 880 flies under the large multicolored letters of "FLORIDA." Ten small holes were punched around edges of poster.

Image of Southern Airways Orlando Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Orlando Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of Orlando, including woman in swimsuit, Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle, fishing boat and oranges, 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: "ORLANDO" and white Southern Airways 1972 logo.

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 Have a Sweet Ole Time. Atlanta - 1980

Have a Sweet Ole Time. Atlanta - 1980

Travel poster illustrated with painting of a large peach, signed "Bill Reynolds."

Image of Southern Airways Gulf Coast Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Gulf Coast Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of the Gulf of Mexico coastal region of the southern United States, including a golfer, fishing boat, oil well and marlin fish, with a tan/navy blue background with green details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has tan text: "GULF COAST" and white Southern Airways 1972 logo.

Image of Southern Airways AM-98 Tupelo First Flight Cover - 06/20/1951

Southern Airways AM-98 Tupelo First Flight Cover - 06/20/1951

First flight cover from Southern Airways. Pink cachet reads: "U.S. Air Mail / FIRST FLIGHT / A.M. 98 / TUPELO / PART 1 OF SEGMENT NUMBER 1" and has route map showing new service from Atlanta to Memphis (with stops) and a DC-3 aircraft. Postage stamp for 6 cents probably features a Douglas DC-6. Envelope is addressed to Mr. Frank Hulse, Southern Airways, Birmingham, Ala.

Image of Stake a Claim. Florida - 1980

Stake a Claim. Florida - 1980

Travel poster illustrated with painting of beach umbrellas on a beach with ocean, white clouds and sky in background, signed "G. Kelley."

Image of Huff Daland Duster Technical Drawings - ca. 05/1936

Huff Daland Duster Technical Drawings - ca. 05/1936

Set of four Huff Daland Duster preliminary scale drawings, drafted by H.E. "Herb" Dickard, Jr. Pencil drawings on blank telegram forms.

Image of Delta Walt Disney World Travel Poster - 1987

Delta Walt Disney World Travel Poster - 1987

Poster is illustrated with a view of a path leading to Cinderella Castle with Epcot Center behind it, framed with tree branches, green leaves, flowers and butterflies.

Image of Elvis' Lisa Marie Postcard - 1977

Elvis' Lisa Marie Postcard - 1977

Postcard features a photograph of Convair 880 Lisa Marie and border of blue/light blue streaks and green stars. Caption printed on back of the postcard: "Elvis Presley purchased this aircraft a few years back and had extensive interior changes made. The 'TCB' logo on the tail has become known world-wide as well as the aircraft's registration number N880EP. Elvis named this plane after his daughter Lisa Marie."

Image of Southern Airways Tampa Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Tampa Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of Tampa, including a woman in a bathing suit, pirate with parrot on his shoulder, fishing boat, football players and an aerial view of downtown Tampa buildings and rivers, with an orange/dark orange background with blue/dark orange/greeen details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has pink text: "TAMPA" and Southern Airways 1972 logo.

Image of In Roulette ATL or CLT? There's Always a Loser - 2006

In Roulette ATL or CLT? There's Always a Loser - 2006

Keep Delta My Delta rally sign. Blue poster printed: "In Roulette ATL or CLT? There's Always a Loser" Hole torn through poster in lower right corner. Staple holes in each corner.

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 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 Have a Blast. New Orleans - 1980

Have a Blast. New Orleans - 1980

Travel poster illustrated with a painting of a jazz trumpet and musical notes, signed by "Hanson."

Image of Southern Airways Birmingham Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Birmingham Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of Birmingham, including the cast iron Vulcan Statue, dogwood tree flowers, a white-columned mansion and city street, with an orange/green/dark green background and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has green text: "BIRMINGHAM" and green Southern Airways 1972 logo.

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."