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Title Loading World Trade Special Edition
Date 05/25/1951
Collection Chicago and Southern Air Lines Audiovisual
Object Name Photograph, Black-and-White
Catalog Number 2017.7.1
Description Two digital images, TIFF format, of the front and back of an 8x10 black and white press photograph.

Loading New Orleans Item-Tribune's World Trade special edition newspapers into C&S Lockheed Constellation, N86523, City of Caracas, May 25, 1951.

Caption glued to back of original photo: "Two thousand copies of The Item's special world trade section are loaded aboard a Chicago and Southern airliner headed for principal cities in Central and South America. They will be distributed to interested merchants and industrialists there by Chambers of Commerce and similar groups. In charge of the project to spread the word of New Orleans' advantages are Chairman W. Gordon Isaacson, left, and Vice Chairman James E. Fitzmorris, Jr., of the YMBC World Trade Week Committee, standing on the loading dolly. Robert L. Young, C&S district traffic manager, checks a bundle of papers. John Byxbe, C&S station agent, pulls another bundle into the big airliner."

Original photo shows retouch work.
Photographer New Orleans Item-Tribune
Provenance Original photograph purchased on Ebay and loaned by Paul Talbott to the Delta Flight Museum for scanning.
Search Terms Chicago and Southern Air Lines (C&S)
Lockheed 649A Constellation
Lockheed Constellation
New Orleans, La.--Airport (MSY)
New Orleans, La.
South (U.S.)
Caracas, Venezuela
Latin America
Subjects Photographs
Digital images
Digital photographs
Latin American travel
Chambers of commerce
Credit line Gift of Paul Talbott