Pan American World Airways' first stewardesses

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Title

Pan American World Airways' first stewardesses

Description

Pan Am caption: "FIRST CLIPPER CUTIES: First Pan American Airways Stewardesses were hired in 1944 to relieve men for war duty. It was the days of flying boats, when stewards often had to row passengers ashore and handle the heavy mooring lines. Trained in Miami, not far from the new Pan Am International Stewardess College, were these seven in the first class. Left to right they are Dorothy Larson from Atlanta; Elsbeth Erhart, Omaha; Lois Taylor, Lancaster, Pa.; Lois Smith, Peoria, Ill.; Dorothy Mills, Staatsburg, N.Y.; Gloria Smith, Detroit; and Doris Stimson, Chicago."

Publisher

Pan American Airways, Inc.

Date

1944

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

exh00090000140001001

Coverage

1940-1950

Is Part Of

University of Miami Libraries. Special Collections., Pan American World Airways, Inc. Records, ASM0341. Accession 1; Box No. 290; Folder No. 9; Folder Title: Uniform Pan American Airways Stewardesses photographs. http://merrick.library.miami.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/exhibits/id/333

Citation

“Pan American World Airways' first stewardesses,” UM Libraries Digital Exhibits, accessed September 24, 2017, http://scholar.library.miami.edu/digital/items/show/644.

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