Travel

Title:
Travel
Date: 
1953-1960
Medium: 
Paper, string
Dimensions: 
3 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A collection of luggage tags from Delta and American airlines. Two green baggage tags are from "Delta C&S Air Lines" from the New Orleans MSY airport, originally named Moisant Airfield in 1946, now Louis Armstrong International Airport. Two blue and white "Expedite Baggage" tags, also from Delta C&S, with instructions for the limosine delivery of bags to an address in New Orleans. Delta C & S Air Lines was formed in 1953 by a merger of Delta and Chicago & Southern Airlines. Two American Airlines baggage tags from "The Nonstop Mercury/ First Nonstop Service-Coast to Coast", to Los Angeles from New York's Idlewild Airport, re-named in December of 1963 John F. Kennedy Airport.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3124
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group