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Title Ginny Plane 1961 [Photo 2]
Date 1961
Collection Delta Air Lines Audiovisual: Photographs
Object Name Negative
Catalog Number 2002.35.2
Description Color negative made from original 3.5x3.5 snapshot photograph. Original photograph was blurry. Written on the back of the original photograph: "Ginny Plane 1961"

Image of two Delta agents assisting passenger Virginia Pauff, who is in an airplane aisle chair (onboard wheelchair) on the airport ramp beside a Delta Convair 440 that has its door open and aircraft stairs down and an airport wheelchair, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1961. Virginia Pauff, the donor's aunt, was returning from Warm Springs, Georgia, after treatments for polio. The transportation agent is wearing a London Fog black trench coat over his uniform.
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 Agents
Aircraft
Airplanes
Disabled persons
Passengers
Polio
Stairs
Wheelchairs
Credit line Gift of Pauff Family