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Plaque/Tony Jannus Award, William Lear, 1974
Tony Jannus Award. Wood plaque with raised bronze circular casting at top and three smaller plates beneath it. The circular top plate depicts the Wright Flyer on a blue background and has two leaf accents below. Each of the three plates is inscribed.…

Home, Swift Home [Trans World Airlines advertisement]
Magazine advertisement for Trans World Airlines, circa 1946. Features a half-page illustration of a TWA Lockheed Model 49 Constellation aircraft in flight over a city. The text describes TWA as "the finest way to fly."

[Aircraft, aerial views, and travel scenes, circa 1940s-1950s]
Film footage of aircraft, aerial views, and travel scenes, circa 1940s-1950s. The footage contains several segments filmed at unidentified airfields showing various aircraft, mostly commercial airliners, parked, taxiing, and taking off. Airline…

[Northwest Airlines aircraft at unidentified airfield and aircraft crash site, circa 1950s]
Film footage of Northwest Airlines aircraft at an unidentified airfield, possibly at Minneapolis Airport (Minnesota), and at aircraft crash site, circa 1950s. The footage is mostly comprised of scenes of NWA aircraft landing, taxiing, taking off, and…

[Mid-Continent Airlines aircraft at an unidentified airfield, circa 1950s]
Film footage of Mid-Continent Airlines aircraft at an unidentified airfield, possibly at Minneapolis Airport (Minnesota), circa 1950s. Douglas DC-2s and other aircraft are shown taxiing on the runway and taking off. The footage focuses predominantly…

[Commercial airliners and "The Independence" Presidential aircraft at Washington National Airport, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1950s]
Film footage of commercial airliners and "The Independence" Presidential aircraft at Washington National Airport, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1950s. The footage consists of brief clips of various aircraft parked or taxiing on a runway. In some scenes,…

[Airport activities and aerial views, circa 1939]
Film footage of airport activities and aerial views, circa 1939. The footage is mostly comprised of shots taken at an unidentified airport and aerial views taken from aircraft in flight. The airport scenes show airliners taking off and landing,…

[Footage from American Airlines flights to California and St. Louis (Missouri), circa 1939]
Film footage taken during two American Airlines flights, one to California and one between Tulsa (Oklahoma) and St. Louis (Missouri), circa 1939. Most of the footage is of the California trip and includes multiple aerial shots taken from an…

[Footage from American Airlines flights to Washington, D.C. and Chicago (Illinois), circa 1940s]
Film footage taken during two American Airlines flights, one to Washington, D.C. and one to Chicago (Illinois), circa 1940s. Most of the footage is of the Washington, D.C. trip. The footage begins with shots of Edward Wood, the Earl of Halifax,…

[Footage from American Airlines flights between New York, Michigan, and Massachusetts, circa 1940s]
Film footage taken during American Airlines flights between New York City (New York), Detroit (Michigan), and Boston (Massachusetts), including travel footage in those cities, circa 1940s. The footage begins with shots of American Airlines Douglas…
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