This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Transcontinental and Western Air, 1935
In 1935, Thelma Jean Harman became the first stewardess for T.W.A. She wore this summer uniform while flying aboard Ford Tri-Motors along T.W.A.’s “Lindbergh Line” from New York to Los Angeles. The stewardess badge on her coat was a later addition to the uniform.
Gift of Thelma Jean Harman
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- Clothing (On Mannequin): 56 × 41 × 18cm (22 1/16 × 16 1/8 × 7 1/16 in.)
- 3-D (Badge): 6 × 1.5 × 1.5cm (2 3/8 × 9/16 × 9/16 in.)