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Title Delta 85th Anniversary Time Capsule
Date 2014
Collection Delta Air Lines Awards & Memorials
Object Name Capsule, Time
Catalog Number 2014.150.1
Description Delta 85th Anniversary Time Capsule made from a Delta aircraft galley oven. Brass plaque on front, dedicating the time capsule in memory of Delta's principal founder, C.E. Woolman, is engraved: "All airlines are alike. Only people make them different. 'Quality begins with people.' - C.E. Woolman / June 17, 2014 / Commemorating Delta's 85th anniversary of passenger service." Signatures of Tech Ops employees on bottom.

Almost 600 Delta employees and retirees submitted a memorable moment from their Delta careers for inclusion in the time capsule. A slot was created on top of the oven for collecting the notecards. Several notecards printed with memories are displayed on top of the oven under a piece of clear acrylic. The rest of the notecards are inside.
Artist/Maker ST Aerospace
Provenance Oven was modified by Delta TechOps Department 426 into a time capsule for the celebration of Delta's 85th anniversary of passenger service and the Delta Flight Museum's grand reopening after renovations on June 17, 2014. It went on display in the lobby of the Museum in 2015.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta TechOps
Delta Flight Museum
Subjects Time capsules
Airplane equipment
Galleys (Aircraft kitchens)
Credit line Delta Air Lines