From the Hangars

Giving Thanks to Our 2022 Archives Donors!

Nov 22, 2022

Every year we are very grateful for all of the donors and volunteers that, through their gifts and time, make an important impact to the daily functioning of the museum. Each year we strive to preserve the history of Delta and its family of airlines for generations to appreciate. We received a near record amount of donations this year and it has not gone unnoticed. 

This Thanksgiving we give thanks to:

Henry Mauldin

Lisa Flaherty

Debbie Wilcox

Donald Rogers

Darin Sharkey

Gift of Darin Sharkey

Delta Golden Crown Douglas DC-7, N4871C, Ship 701, Model Airplane; Gift of Darin Sharkey in memory of Jack A. Sharkey.

Claudia Vallejos

Rowena Bailey

Wellborn Balkcom

Katie Estes

Charles Quarles

Gift of Charles Quarles

Northeast Airlines Junior Stewardess Cap and Badge; Gift of Charles Quarles.

Lillian Allen

Joy Allison

Sharron Stine

Joseph Moss

Paul Talbott

Gift of Paul Talbott

WCA Transport Eight-Passenger Enclosed Cabin Air Liner Postcard; Gift of Paul Talbott.

Becca Friesen

Edward Stokes

Harold Bevis

Martina Goscha

Michelle Byron

Kathleen Burell

Gift of Kathleen Bureell

Hap Anderson's C&S ID Badge (Employee #0-654); Gift of Sue Ellen Anderson Quinn and daughters.

Gloria Tuell

Peter Finie

Peyman Talaei

Linda Kordowski

Judy Graham-Weaver

Gift of Judy Graham-Weaver

2014 Delta Global Build Manila, Philippines Model Bus; Gift of Judy Graham-Weaver.

Phillip Speering

Mary Chamberlin 

Frank Wrenn

Michael Dugan

Sirpa Ristimaki-Brock

Pete Sansom

Daniel Webb

Gift of Daniel Webb

Delta Air Lines D-60-9523 33 1/3 RPM record; Gift of Daniel Webb.

Joni Harbin

Northwest Airlines History Center

Joyce Peak

John Boatright

James Orr

Debbie Clayton

Gift of Debbie Clayton

Delta DC-8-51 Fanjet, N818E, Model Airplane; Gift of Debbie Clayton in Memory of Mike Clayton. 

Karla Shuster

Joe Armao

Amelia Senkbeil

Joe Walker

Alfred Hohn 

Gift of Algfred Hohn

Pan Am First Class Ashtray; Gift of Alfred Hohn.

Don Strong 

Gerry Adams

Stacey Arthurs

Camelia Forte

George Moll

Gift of George Moll

Northeast Douglas DC-6B, N6585C Model Airplane; Gift of George Moll.

Matthew Miller

Tammy Deweese

Scott D. Woll

Kevin Hiatt

Louise Miller

Gift of Louise Miller

Pan Am Stewardess Louise Pund Miller; Gift of Louise Miller.

Janine Viada

Steven Folden

Ron Stowe

Jean Flowers

Sharon Massey

Gift of Sharon Massey

Stinson SR-8E Reliant Model Airplane; Gift of Sharon Massey

Gail O. Evilsizor

A.G. Ros

Fred Deleeuw

Brittany Lofton

Jack Underwood

Gift of Jack Underwood

Delta DC-7B, Ship 717, N4887C; Photographs by Jack Underwood.

Judy Jordan

Cristina Cabrera-Lopez

Ed Taylor

Barbara Jabat

Gift of Barbara Jabat

Pan Am Flight Engineer Uniform Hat; Gift of the Jabat Family in memory of Don Jabat.

Robin Owen

Cindy Nelson

Russell Gariota

Jayne Steinbrenner

Judy Bean

Diane Stepp

Gift of Diane Stepp

Delta Agent Wings; Gift of Diane Rodefeld Stepp and Jane Rodefeld Harwell in Memory of Lester George (Kelly) and Alba Turner (Bunny) Rodefeld.

Tracy Hardt

Sue Cortese

Judy Cable

Jim Daigneau

Craig Myers

Patty Shay

Gift of Patty Shay

Western Airlines aircraft parked at Alhambra Airport in 1930. From left to right: Fokker F-10, Fokker F-14, Boeing 40 B4, Boeing 95, Douglas M-2, and Stearman 4-D; Gift of Patty Shay.

Terry Hanner

Fran Morgan

Chris Slimmer

Toni Holman

Edward Anderson

Wallace Albrecht

Gift of Wallace Albrecht

Delta Commuter Case; Gift of Wallace and Jill Albrecht in Memory of Bob Lindley.

Sandra Shuster

Kerry Ramsberger

Erik Bernhard

Rick Neyland

Kiel Norris

Chris Rynerson

Gift of Chris Rynerson in memory of John Rynerson

Northwest Airlines Flight Attendant Wings; Gift of Chris Rynerson in Memory of John Rynerson. 

David Kasulas

Norris Polley

Michael Walton

Julie Shultz

Gaylon Woods

Leigh Gordon

Gift of Leigh Gordon

Delta Stewardess Uniform Hat; Gift of Leigh Gordon in Memory of Michal Craig-Gordon.

Gay Bondurant

Bernard Coholich

Craig Wood

Marcus McCann

Betty Gwynn

Bill Rosenbloom

A very special thanks to all of those that donated their time or Delta history to the Archives in 2022! Your generosity fuels us! Thank you for making this year so special. From all of us at the Delta Flight Museum, Happy Thanksgiving!  

If you have a donation, please contact me at


Austin Vallejos-Coleman


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  1. Jack Underwood | Dec 13, 2022

    I wish I could be there with you today.  Just no way for me to get to Atlanta from Michigan.  I hope you have wonderful time.


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