Airline Expansion and Innovation (1927 - 1941)

Chewing Gum Dispenser, 1938

To ease pressure on passengers' ears during climb and descent, stewards on Eastern Air Lines flights in the late 1930s offered chewing gum from elegant polished steel dispensers.
Gift of John Brisendine

Image number 2007-13191
Credit: Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

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