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Rita Gloyd (American Airlines Inc. Stewardess) Collection
Rita Gloyd was a stewardess for American Airlines, Inc. during 1941.
Rita Gloyd, gift, 2000, 2001-0001, NASM
0.15 Cubic feet ((3 folders))
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Scope and Contents
This collection consists of memorabilia documenting Ms. Gloyd's training and career as an American Airlines, Inc., stewardess. The following types of material are included: passenger manifests; daily flight reports; flight plans; food service reports; coupons/tickets; timetable schedules; general brochures and reports from American Airlines; American Airlines poster; memorandums from American Airlines to their stewardesses; and Ms. Gloyd's homework, including notes and papers, completed during her training at the American Airlines' Stewardess Training School. This collection also includes an official program for the commissioning ceremonies of the U.S. Naval Air Station at Floyd Bennett Field in 1941.