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Image of Fly to Columbia - 1946

Fly to Columbia - 1946

Black-and-white Delta newspaper advertisement featuring a photograph of Delta DC-3, NC28340, Ship 40, in-flight with a Delta route map in the background. Text: "Fly to Columbia / Return Same Way / 2 Round Trips Daily / 40 Minutes Each Way / For Reservations Call 7940 or 8453 / City Ticket Office 99 Philip Street"

Image of Delta Breakfast Menu - ca. 1940

Delta Breakfast Menu - ca. 1940

Small Delta breakfast menu. Cover text: "GOOD MORNING! / DELTA AIR LINES / The Trans-Southern Route / A Cheery Breakfast Served Aloft Amid Real Southern Hospitality." Inside, the menu offers a choice of orange, tomato or grapefruit juice served with melba toast, jelly and preserves and coffee, hot chocolate, hot boullion or hot tea, "WITH OUR COMPLIMENTS."

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 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 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 Thank You for Your Support to "Keep Delta My Delta" - 12/2006

Thank You for Your Support to "Keep Delta My Delta" - 12/2006

Poster reprint of a newspaper ad featuring a letter from Delta CEO Jerry Grinstein addressed to "Dear Friends" in the city of Atlanta and state of Georgia for their support of Delta during its Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Letter begins: "On behalf of Delta's 45,000 employees, almost half of whom live in this great Atlanta area and the state of Georgia, thank you for your overwhelming support and vote of confidence in Delta in response to US Airway's announced takeover attempt. . . ."

Image of Fiddle Around. Nashville - 1981

Fiddle Around. Nashville - 1981

Travel poster illustrated with painting of a violin with rolling green hills and blue sky reflected in the background, signed "Beynads."

Image of Southern Airways Memphis Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Memphis Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of Memphis, including a Liberty Bowl football player, cotton bolls, ferris wheel, with a peach/brown background with blue details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has peach text: "GULF COAST" and white Southern Airways 1972 logo.

Image of Capture your Childhood. Orlando - 1980

Capture your Childhood. Orlando - 1980

Travel poster illustrated with a painting of four puppets, including Pinocchio and Snow White (holding an apple), an orca jumping leaping in the air, and an orange, signed "Reed Merrick."

Image of The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Award - 04/01/2000

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Award - 04/01/2000

Certificate from The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. "Presented to Delta Air Lines for Outstanding Achievement in the restoration of Ship 41, April 1, 2000."

Image of Southern Airways A.M. 98 Monroe First Flight Cover - 06/13/1953

Southern Airways A.M. 98 Monroe First Flight Cover - 06/13/1953

First flight cover from Southern Airways for service to Monroe, Louisiana, June 13, 1953. Pink cachet reads: "U.S. Air Mail / FIRST FLIGHT / A.M. 98 / MONROE, LOUISIANA" and illustration of a DC-3 aircraft and an eagle. Air mail label: "SOUTHERN AIRWAYS / SPED TO YOU VIA AIR MAIL / REPLY BY AIR." Envelope is addressed to Mr. Frank Hulse, President; Southern Airways; Birmingham, Ala.

Image of Delta Florida, The Bahamas and Caribbean Travel Poster - ca. mid 1960s

Delta Florida, The Bahamas and Caribbean Travel Poster - ca. mid 1960s

This poster features a color photograph of a woman on a beach wearing a large colorful straw hat and smiling into the camera. Pink and white letters: "FLORIDA / THE BAHAMAS AND CARIBBEAN / DELTA AIR LINES."