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Title Can You Identify This Airline?
Date 1955
Collection Delta Air Lines Audiovisual: Print Advertising
Catalog Number 1995.63.1
Object Name Advertisement
Extent of Description 1 advertisement, 8.5" x 10.75"
Creator Beaumont & Hohman
Admin/Biographical History Ad promoting Delta-C&S Air Lines Golden Crown Douglas DC-7 service. Printed in the February 2, 1955 issue of the New Yorker magazine.
Scope & Content Color magazine ad illustrated with passengers deplaning from a Douglas DC-7 with a family in foreground. View from back of aircraft keeps aircraft livery and logo hidden.

"Can you identify this airline? One of the oldest in the nation / Its Golden Crown fleet serves the Golden Triangle of America / No mystery this airline to 58 cities of Mid-America and half-a-dozen good neighbors to the South. With a 25-year heritage of Southern tradition, it serves the Midwest and Caribbean as well today, carrying over 2,000,000 passengers annually. And fastest of all, where ever they go are its Golden Crown DC-7 flights:
The Royal Biscayne . . . . Chicago-Miami Nonstop
The Royal Poinciana . . . Chicago-Cincinnati-Atlanta-Miami
The Royal Merchant . . . Atlanta-Chicago Nonstop
The Royal Ranger . . . Chicago-St. Louis-Houston
The Royal Hibiscus . . . Cincinnati-Miami Nonstop

Don't know? Then see last inside page."

Route map highlights service to Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Venenzuela.
Credit line Gift of Norbert G. Raith to Delta Air Lines
Search Terms Delta-C&S Air Lines
Delta Air Lines
Douglas DC-7
Golden Crown Service
Cuba
Haiti
Jamaica
Dominican Republic
Puerto Rico
Venezuela
Caribbean
Latin America
Midwest (U.S.)
South (U.S.)
Subjects Advertisements
Aircraft
Airplanes
Children
Family
Passengers