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Title Delta Stewardess Uniform Hat Badge
Date 1940-1942 Winter
Collection Delta Air Lines Uniforms: Flight Attendants, 1940-2001
Object Name Badge, Cap
Catalog Number 1995.348.6
Description Gold or goldtoned metal pinback badge. Winged triangle with blue enamal in the center of the triangle around the gold toned, raised "D."
Provenance Hat badge for Delta's first flight attendant uniform, also called 1940-1942 Winter Uniform. Worn by Delta Chief Stewardess Laura Wizark, who was Delta's first flight attendant instructor. This style of hat badge, but in a solid goldtone color, continued to be worn by Delta flight attendants, called "stewardesses" at the time, from 1940-1953.
People Baker, Laura Wizark
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta In-Flight Service (IFS)
Uniform, IFS 1940-1942
Subjects Flight attendants
Credit line Gift of Laura Wizark Baker to Delta Air Lines