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Title Ginny Plane 1961 [Photo 1]
Date 1961
Collection Delta Air Lines Audiovisual: Photographs
Object Name Negative
Catalog Number 2002.35.1
Description Color negative made from original snapshot photograph, which was originally 3.5x3.5 but cropped on sides. Original photograph was blurry. Written on the back of the original photograph: "Ginny Plane 1961"

Image of an aisle chair (onboard wheelchair) sitting outside on the airport ramp beside a Delta Convair 440 that has its door open and aircraft stairs down, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1961. The aisle chair was ready for passenger Virginia Pauff, the donor's aunt, who was returning from Warm Springs, Georgia, after treatments for polio.
Photographer Pauff, Harry
Provenance Color negative was made from an original snapshot loaned by and returned to Steven J. Pauff in 2002. The original snapshot was taken by Steven's father Harry Pauff of Lima, Ohio, in 1961.
Search Terms Convair 440
Delta Air Lines
Delta Airport Customer Service (ACS)
Ft. Wayne, In.--Airport (FWA)
Ft. Wayne, In.
Indiana
Midwest (U.S.)
Subjects Aircraft
Airplanes
Disabled persons
Wheelchairs
Stairs
Credit line Gift of Pauff Family