@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #history This is SFO Museum's archive of the @SFOMuseum Instagram account. There are 416 posts and this is page 1 of 35.

As one of the wealthiest African Americans of her time, Madam C. J. Walker commissioned Villa Lewaro, an Italianate-style, thirty-room mansion to be built in Irvington, New York - an area home to some of the wealthiest white Americans in the country, including John D. Rockefeller. This image was posted on May 06, 2021. #madamcjwalker #blackhistory #history #photography #architecture
“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. This image was posted on April 01, 2021. #madamcjwalker #blackhistory #history #photography
Our retired Assistant Director, Aviation, John Hill, returned earlier this year for a conversation about his book “Pan Am at War: How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War II”. This video was posted on May 05, 2020. #avgeek #sfohistory #museumfromhome #paa #panam #history
The first flight of the Boeing 377 took place #onthisday in 1947. This image was posted on July 08, 2019. #avgeek #aviationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #boeing #boeing377 #stratocruiser
The first flight of the Boeing 377 took place #onthisday in 1947. This image was posted on July 08, 2019. #avgeek #aviationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #boeing #boeing377 #stratocruiser
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing his historic, first solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. This image was posted on May 21, 2019. #charleslindbergh #luckylindy #lindbergh #ryannyp #spiritofstlouis #ryanairlines #paris #newyork #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #airplane #aircraft
#OnThisDay in 1982, Braniff International Airways ceased operations. This image was posted on May 12, 2019. #braniff #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks
The dedication ceremony of Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco, the original name of San Francisco International Airport, commenced #onthisday in 1927. This image was posted on May 07, 2019. #millsfield #sfohistory #sfhistory #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks
The Douglas DC-3 was arguably the most significant commercial airliner introduced before World War II. This image was posted on February 07, 2019. #aviationevolutions #jimlund #avgeek #aviationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #aviationgeeks #modelplane #scalemodel #avgeeks