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  • A Donor Thanksgiving: Archives Edition!

    Nov 25, 2021

    Every year it is important to take time and give thanks to that and those that are meaningful in our lives. This year, like every year, we are very grateful for all of the donors and volunteers that made an impact through their gifts and time to help the museum remain what it is today. Each year we strive to preserve the history of Delta and its family of airlines for generations to appreciate. The past two years provided a massive challenge but with the help of those listed below we see the light at the end of the tunnel.

    This Thanksgiving we give thanks to:

    Peyman Talaei

    Lillian Allen

    Rowena Bailey


    AeroKit Northwest Airlines; Gift of Rowena Bailey

    Betty Gwynn

    Judy Cable

    Martina Goscha

    Sharron Stine 

    Anna Owens

    Alexandria Mayers

    William Van Dyck

    Gary Engle

    Steve Folden

    Charles Quarles


    Northwest Airlines Purser wings, Northwest Airlines Stewardess half-wing, and North Central Airlines Customer Service Agent pin; Gift of Charles Quarles  

    Paul Foster

    Erin Eby

    Alan Leshner 

    Leslie Klemperer

    Candy Bruton

    Carole Griffith


    Hal Summers, Captain - Delta Air Lines drawing; Gift of Carolyn B. Summers and Family in memory of Harold F. (Hal) Summers

    Lawrence Epps

    Larry Laidlaw

    William Blizzard

    Gregg Magruder

    Angela Barron

    C. Jeffery Bonnell

    Chris Dennis

    John Godley


    Delta Lockheed 10 Electra, NC14991, Ship 21 at Dallas Love Field; Copyright John S. Godley. Gift of John S. Godley, Photos by Paul Forman Godley

    Patty Venables

    Joshua Zweighaft

    Kelley Lyons

    Amelia Senkbeil

    Cristina Kjos

    Norbert Raith 

    Michele and John Wilson

    Mary Frost

    Kathryn Riesgo


    Delta Stewardess Wings; Gift of Kathryn Riesgo

    Deb Tribby

    John Boatright

    Antonia Bergeron 

    Kirby Anderson

    Jo McGinley

    Barbara Halverstadt

    Kathy Shussler 

    Linda Sienicki

    Paul Talbott


    Welding Goggles; Gift of Paul Talbott

    Ward Sager

    Gwen Reid 

    Bob Gish 

    Robert Donahue

    Leslie Cobb

    Lisa Quackenbush

    David Garrett III


    Dave Garrett's Purple Heart Medal; Gift of David C. Garrett III 

    Margaret Gerloff

    Christy Johnson

    Mark Hess

    Charles Zimmerman

    Vicky Bergman

    Holli Wilson

    Aleta Buckalew

    Elizabeth Janicki

    Kathie Snyder


    Western Airlines "Fiesta" Cup and Saucer Set; Gift of Kathie Snyder

    Sly Pittman

    Marsha Gilbert

    Monica Loeffler

    James Brady

    Shari Peterson

    Cara Finger

    Bruce McRae

    David Champa

    Chester Thomas

    Glenn LaTerre

    Pamela Hunt

    Bill Rosenbloom


    Korean Air Pilot Hat; Gift of Bill Rosenbloom

    Carleen Wesson

    Ellen Papleacos

    Richard Davis

    William Bromenschenkel

    David Wood

    Else Brown

    Marina Haro

    Marilyn Simpson

    Linda Jones

    William Moriarty 

    Lee Abernathy


    Republic Airlines Boeing 727-200 Model Airplane; Gift of Lee Abernathy

    Bryan Shirota

    Jerie Wilson

    Cameron Foster

    Scott Von Wurtemberg

    Harold Bevis

    Frank Goalen

    Janine Viada

    James Lorence

    Brian Gore

    Rebecca McGraw

    Olivia Brown

    Alice Rigas

    Mary Smith

    Judy Jordan


    Colonel Delta; Gift of Judy Jordan

    Diane Martin

    Cathie Stevens

    Linda Braender

    Barbara Becker

    Ed Taylor

    Laura Pace

    Joni Harbin

    Virginia Hines 

    Tony LaMark

    Alice Ramsey 


    Prototype Delta Flight Attendant Uniform Pink Dress; Gift of Alice Ramsey

    Marcia Proctor

    Gerald P. Elder

    Carla Williams

    Claire Janas

    Susan Wilson

    Debra Dickerson

    Richard Surrency

    Donna Catrone

    John Tanzella

    Marcia Furman

    John Walsh

    Mary Chamberlin


    C&S Convair - Liner Ashtray; Gift of Mary and Jim Chamberlin Jr in Memory of James Chamberlin

    Chris Slimmer

    Erik Bernhard 

    Jack Kobeda

    Julie Heard 

    Cynthia Tims

    Debbie Gray

    Paul Rittler

    Rick Rabousky 

    Connie Bowlin 

    A very special thanks to all of those that donated their time or Delta history to the Archives these past two years! Your generosity is what keeps us going! Thank you so much for helping make a tough time a little easier. From all of us at the Delta Flight Museum, Happy Thanksgiving!  

    Austin Coleman


    If you have a donation, please contact me at austin.coleman@delta.com