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Title Delta Stewardess Uniform Jacket Buttons
Date 1948-1953 Summer
Collection Delta Air Lines Uniforms: Flight Attendants, 1940-2001
Object Name Button
Catalog Number 2000.15.4
Description Pair of brass buttons attached by thread. Buttons say "Delta Air Lines" and have the 1934 Delta logo with flying triangle in the center.
Artist/Maker Pan American Uniform Co., Miami, Florida
Provenance This uniform piece was worn by Delta Stewardess Jeanne Tozer, who flew with Delta from November 1947-July 1953.

Jeanne Tozer wore these buttons with the summer uniform worn by Delta flight attendants, then called "stewardesses," from Summer 1948-Summer 1953. This style of buttons were part of these Delta Stewardess Uniforms: 1940-1942 Winter, 1940-1942 Summer, 1942-1946 Winter and 1948-1953 Summer. This style of brass button was also worn by Delta airport agents from 1934-ca. early 1960s and by Delta pilots from 1934-present.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta In-Flight Service (IFS)
Logo, Delta Winged Triangle
Subjects Uniforms
Flight attendants
Credit line Gift of Jeanne Tozer Warren
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