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Name Southern Airways

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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 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 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 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 Southern Airways Baggage Label - ca. 1949-1959

Southern Airways Baggage Label - ca. 1949-1959

Blue and white label features a Southern Airways DC-3 in flight. Text: "SOUTHERN AIRWAYS / YOUR SERVICE IN THE SOUTH"

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 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 Southern Airways Denver Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Denver Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has images of Denver, including a skier, cowboy, bighorn sheep, mountains and columine flower, with a peach/navy blue background and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has peach text: "DENVER" and Southern Airways 1972 logo.

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 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 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 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 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 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 Southern Airways Washington, D.C. Travel Poster - ca. 1977

Southern Airways Washington, D.C. Travel Poster - ca. 1977

This poster has iconic images of Washington, D.C., including the Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington Monument and cherry blossoms, with a pink/maroon background with blue details and a Douglas DC-9 in flight across the top of the poster. Lower third of the poster has pink text: "WASHINGTON, D.C." and white Southern Airways 1972 logo.

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 Southern Airways Supervisory Captain Wings - 1967-1973

Southern Airways Supervisory Captain Wings - 1967-1973

Sterling silver wings with Southern's "Accent S" logo. One star inside a wreath on top of pin.

Image of Southern Airways Stewardess Uniform Hat - 1951-1965

Southern Airways Stewardess Uniform Hat - 1951-1965

Navy blue overseas cap. Decorative stitched seams overall. Two white ribbons on the left side of cap.

Image of Southern Airways Pilot Uniform Jacket - 1967

Southern Airways Pilot Uniform Jacket - 1967

Men's black jacket with four black stripes on sleeves. Inside lapel pocket has label with text: "J. S. Daughtry, 10/20/67.