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Title Delta Stewardess Uniform Buttons
Date 1940-1942 Winter
Collection Delta Air Lines Uniforms: Flight Attendants, 1940-2001
Object Name Button
Catalog Number 1995.348.4
Description A-B. Pair of brass buttons attached together with string, about 1 inch apart. Buttons say "Delta Air Lines" and have the 1934 Delta logo with flying triangle in the center.
Provenance Jacket buttons from Delta's first flight attendant uniform, also known as Delta's 1940-1942 Winter uniform. Worn by Delta Chief Stewardess Laura Wizark, who was Delta's first flight attendant instructor. She came from American Airlines to teach Delta's first flight attendant class in 1940.

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.
People Baker, Laura Wizark
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Logo, Delta Winged Triangle
Subjects Flight attendants
Buttons
Uniforms
Insignia
Credit line Gift of Laura Wizark Baker to Delta Air Lines