@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #1940s This is SFO Museum's archive of the @SFOMuseum Instagram account. There are 13 posts and this is page 1 of 2.

Hollywood fashion designer #HowardGreer (1896–1974) created this fitted suit in light blue wool gabardine for TWA in 1945. This image was posted on April 01, 2020. #twa #avgeek #crewlife #uniform #fashion #1940s #museumfromhome
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. This image was posted on October 08, 2019. #avgeek #paa #panam #sleeperette #traveltuesday #1940s
During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation. This image was posted on July 10, 2019. #streamlinesaesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters
During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation. This image was posted on July 10, 2019. #streamlinesaesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters
During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation. This image was posted on July 10, 2019. #streamlinesaesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters
During the late 1930s, appliances for the office and home underwent a major transformation. This image was posted on July 10, 2019. #streamlinesaesthetics #streamline #design #industrialdesign #avgeek #typewriter #1940s #typewriters
Early color photographs of San Francisco Airport are rare, so we’re excited to share with you a recent gift to our collection. This image was posted on June 13, 2019. #throwbackthursday #tbt #sfo #sfohistory #sfhistory #1940s
In April 1935, the Douglas DC-1 set a record for the fastest transcontinental flight at eleven hours and five minutes. This image was posted on May 01, 2019. #dc #douglascommercial #twa #continental #postcard #1940s #avgeek #aviationhistory
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. This image was posted on November 14, 2018. #stewardesshatbadge #1940s #pettygirl #sterlingsilver #hatbadge #badge #jacketpin #uniform #flightattendent #boeing #boeing307 #stratoliner #1960s
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. This image was posted on November 14, 2018. #stewardesshatbadge #1940s #pettygirl #sterlingsilver #hatbadge #badge #jacketpin #uniform #flightattendent #boeing #boeing307 #stratoliner #1960s
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. This image was posted on November 14, 2018. #stewardesshatbadge #1940s #pettygirl #sterlingsilver #hatbadge #badge #jacketpin #uniform #flightattendent #boeing #boeing307 #stratoliner #1960s
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. This image was posted on October 01, 2017. #photography #photographer #estherbubley #owi #roystryker #buses #wwii #greatdepression #1940s #washingtondc #midwest #tennessee #rolleiflex #americana