@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #1940s

Hollywood fashion designer #HowardGreer (1896–1974) created this fitted suit in light blue wool gabardine for TWA in 1945... #TWA #avgeek #crewlife #uniform #fashion #1940s #MuseumFromHome

This image was posted on April 01, 2020.

Pan American World Airways’ 1948 advertisement in the Saturday Evening Post promoted the luxury of Sleeperette service to Australia and New Zealand with a color illustration of a woman holding a koala... #avgeek #PAA #PanAm #Sleeperette #TravelTuesday #1940s

This image was posted on October 08, 2019.

During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation... #StreamlinesAesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters

This image was posted on July 10, 2019.

During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation... #StreamlinesAesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters

This image was posted on July 10, 2019.

During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation... #StreamlinesAesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters

This image was posted on July 10, 2019.

During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation... #StreamlinesAesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters

This image was posted on July 10, 2019.

Early color photographs of San Francisco Airport are rare, so we’re excited to share with you a recent gift to our collection... #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #SFO #SFOHistory #SFHistory #1940s

This image was posted on June 13, 2019.

In April 1935, the Douglas DC-1 set a record for the fastest transcontinental flight at eleven hours and five minutes... #DC #douglascommercial #TWA #continental #postcard #1940s #avgeek #aviationhistory

This image was posted on May 01, 2019.

During the early 1940s, TWA (Transcontinental & Western Air) hostesses wore the popular “Petty Girl” uniform with a sterling silver and red enameled hat badge and jacket pin... #stewardesshatbadge #1940s #pettygirl #sterlingsilver #hatbadge #badge #jacketpin #uniform #flightattendent #boeing #boeing307 #Stratoliner #1960s

This image was posted on November 14, 2018.

During the early 1940s, TWA (Transcontinental & Western Air) hostesses wore the popular “Petty Girl” uniform with a sterling silver and red enameled hat badge and jacket pin... #stewardesshatbadge #1940s #pettygirl #sterlingsilver #hatbadge #badge #jacketpin #uniform #flightattendent #boeing #boeing307 #Stratoliner #1960s

This image was posted on November 14, 2018.

During the early 1940s, TWA (Transcontinental & Western Air) hostesses wore the popular “Petty Girl” uniform with a sterling silver and red enameled hat badge and jacket pin... #stewardesshatbadge #1940s #pettygirl #sterlingsilver #hatbadge #badge #jacketpin #uniform #flightattendent #boeing #boeing307 #Stratoliner #1960s

This image was posted on November 14, 2018.

In 1942, twenty-one-year-old Esther Bubley (1921–98), a recent graduate from the photography program at the Minneapolis School of Art (now Minneapolis College of Art and Design), accepted a position with the Office of War Information (OWI) in Washington, D.C., to work as a darkroom lab technician... #photography #photographer #EstherBubley #OWI #RoyStryker #buses #wwii #greatdepression #1940s #washingtondc #midwest #tennessee #rolleiflex #Americana

This image was posted on October 01, 2017.