Vest, Flight Attendant, Republic Airlines

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the America by Air exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

Flight Attendant

Republic Airlines, 1986

Republic Airlines was formed by the merger of North Central Airlines and Southern Airways in 1979. It quickly grew into a nationwide carrier after purchasing Hughes Air West in 1980, but was in turn absorbed by Northwest Airlines in 1986. Flight attendant Mary Ellen Lipnitz wore this uniform.

Gift of Mary Ellen Lipnitz

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Mary Ellen Lipnitz

Materials

fabric (cotton), copper alloy, metal alloy

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 47 × 32 × 17cm (18 1/2 × 12 5/8 × 6 11/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Reversible, dark blue and maroon, 4 buttons, pockets.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19880261000