Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection
The Catherine Wingfield Flight Attendant Collection is a small collection comprised of materials relating to Wingfield’s career as a flight attendant for American Airlines in the late 1930s. The collection includes one photographic portrait (a later reprint of a colorized photograph) of Wingfield in uniform; two logbooks from her routes as a flight attendant, dated 1936-1937 and 1939-1940; and four films. The privately shot films are from 1939 and the early 1940s and contain scenes of American Airlines cross-country flights, home movies, and other travel footage. While pilots and some other flight attendants appear in some scenes, passengers are not depicted in these films. The films range from 10 to 15 minutes in length.
Digitized Materials: This collection has been digitized in its entirety.
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