@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #1930s

With seats for ten passengers, the Boeing 247 was dubbed a “flying city” in this postcard advertisement... #avgeek #boeing #united #postcard #1930s

This image was posted on July 11, 2019.

“Two miles a minute” is how Pan American advertised their services in 1931... #panam #PAA #luggagelabel #trimotor #1930s

This image was posted on June 12, 2019.

#OnThisDay in 1930, Ellen Church began her first shift as the first female cabin crewmember at Boeing Air Transport (BAT)... #crewlife #EllenChurch #UnitedAirlines #Boeing #avgeek #WomenInAviation #flightattendant #aviationhistory #1930s

This image was posted on May 15, 2019.

The first flight of the Boeing 247 took place #onthisday in 1933... #avgeek #Boeing #boeing247 #united #unitedairlines #1930s

This image was posted on February 09, 2019.

Lady Grace Drummond-Hay, an English journalist, was the only woman among sixty passengers and crew on the Graf Zeppelin when it flew around the world in 1929... #WomenInAviation #PAA #PanAm #WakeIsland #journalist #PanAmerican #avgeek #1930s

This image was posted on January 23, 2019.

Lady Grace Drummond-Hay, an English journalist, was the only woman among sixty passengers and crew on the Graf Zeppelin when it flew around the world in 1929... #WomenInAviation #PAA #PanAm #WakeIsland #journalist #PanAmerican #avgeek #1930s

This image was posted on January 23, 2019.

On January 1, 1937, United Air Lines started the first Douglas DC-3 service to San Francisco Airport... #dc3 #1930s #avgeek #SFOHistory #UnitedAirLines #United

This image was posted on January 03, 2019.

In the 1930s, Pan American Airways’ flying boats captured the imagination of a generation, as they dramatically reduced the amount of time it took to travel between continents... #ChinaClipper #aviationhistory #avgeek #panam #sewing #sewingneedles #1930s

This image was posted on December 18, 2018.

In the 1930s, Pan American Airways’ flying boats captured the imagination of a generation, as they dramatically reduced the amount of time it took to travel between continents... #ChinaClipper #aviationhistory #avgeek #panam #sewing #sewingneedles #1930s

This image was posted on December 18, 2018.

In the 1930s, Pan American Airways’ flying boats captured the imagination of a generation, as they dramatically reduced the amount of time it took to travel between continents... #ChinaClipper #aviationhistory #avgeek #panam #sewing #sewingneedles #1930s

This image was posted on December 18, 2018.

In a time when most airline passengers were men, Clara Adams was one of the most well-known passengers aboard aircraft in the early 20th century... #womeninaviation #ClaraAdams #aviationhistory #panam #PAA #panamerican #hawaiiclipper #traveller #1930s

This image was posted on December 12, 2018.

#Onthisday in 1935, the first airfield expansion was completed at SFO extending Runway “C” from 1,900 to 3,000 feet... #avgeek #SFOHistory #SFO #airport #runways #airfield #SanFrancisco #SanFranciscoHistory #1930s

This image was posted on November 25, 2018.