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Rita Gloyd was a stewardess for American Airlines, Inc. during 1941.

Identifier

NASM.2001.0001

Creator

Gloyd, Rita

Date

1941

Provenance

Rita Gloyd, gift, 2000, 2001-0001, NASM

Extent

0.15 Cubic feet ((3 folders))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Publications

Ephemera

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.

Genre/Form

Publications

Ephemera

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

American Airlines

American Airlines' Stewardess Training School

Gloyd, Rita

Topics Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States
Flight attendants

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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