Collection Item Summary:
Full length informal portrait, standing around a Boeing Air Transport Boeing Model 80A, of the first eight flight attendants (stewardesses) hired by Boeing Air Transportation on May 15, 1930. Lower row, left to right: Margaret Arnott, Inez Keller, Cornelia Peterman, Harriet Fry, Jessie Carter and Ellis Crawford. Upper row, left to right: Ellen Church and Alva Johnson. [NOTE: image has been retouched (probably by United) to replace "Boeing Air Transport, Inc." over passenger door with "United Air Lines" (see NASM 00131171)].