Airline Expansion and Innovation (1927 - 1941)

The First Stewardess Uniform, Boeing Air Transport, 1930 (replica)

The first stewardess uniform was made of dark green wool with a matching green and gray wool cape. United Air Lines made this replica and donated it in commemoration of Ellen Church, the first stewardess, and the rest of United's "Original Eight" female flight attendants.
Gift of United Air Lines

Image number 2007-13188
Credit: Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

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