In October 1945, Edna Jones Bowler flew via an unnamed airline from New York to San Diego to join her husband who was serving in the United States Navy.
Arranged and described by Patricia Williams and Jessamyn Lloyd, encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2018.
Bowler, Edna Jones
Judi Pimentel, Gift, 2018
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
This October 1945 letter was written by Edna Jones Bowler to her parents, Frank and Edna Jones in Floral Park, New York. Bowler's fifteen page letter recounts her adventures flying via an unnamed airline from New York to San Diego to join her husband who was serving in the United States Navy.
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This collection consists of a fifteen page letter written by Edna Jones Bowler to her parents, Frank and Edna Jones in Floral Park, New York that recounts her adventures on her cross-country flight. While Bowler does not mention the airline, based on the route, it appears to be American Airlines. Bowler describes in vivid detail her impressions of the flights, crews, scenery, and airports.
Edna Bowler Airline Letter, NASM.2018.0027, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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