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Travel

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