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Northwest Airlines Airplane

Date: 1948
Description: A Northwest Airlines passenger plane sits on the tarmac.
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Northwest Airlines Pickets

Date: July 09 1970
Description: Picket line of striking Northwest Airlines ticket agents and office workers who were represented by the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks.
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Wisconsin Central Lockheed 10A

Date: 1948
Description: A Wisconsin Central Airlines pilot walking toward a twin-engine Lockheed 10A airplane parked on the runway at Truax Field.
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Wisconsin Central Airlines Dedication

Date: 1948
Description: The ceremony marking the first Wisconsin Central Airlines flight at Madison. Margaret "Mickey" Morey, the wife of Howard Morey, is about to cut the ribbon....
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Airplane in Flight

Date: 1954
Description: North Central Airlines DC-3 airplane in flight.
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Polio Victims

Date: August 02 1951
Description: Bonnie Wainscott (left), age 16, and her mother Mrs. Grace Wainscott are greeted by Francis M. Higgins, President of Wisconsin Central Airlines. The Wainsc...
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Wisconsin Central Airlines Union Officers

Date: January 08 1952
Description: Group portrait of the newly elected officers of the Wisconsin Central Airlines Local No. 780, International Association of Machinists. Seated left to right...
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North Central Airplane over Madison

Date: 1952
Description: Aerial view of a North Central Airlines DC-3 airplane flying over the Madison isthmus. Clearly visible are the Wisconsin State Capitol, the 1 West Wilson S...
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Northwest Airlines DC-3

Date: 1936
Description: Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 at Madison Municipal Airport. When this airplane was photographed for the WPA by Harold Hone, the DC-3, one o...
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Men Boarding Airplane

Date: September 27 1954
Description: A group of men pose in front of Capital Airlines airplane at Madison Municipal Airport - Truax Field.
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Truax Field

Date: 1948
Description: A Beechcraft 18 in the former Air Force hangar at Truax Field. This photograph was taken shortly after Wisconsin Central Airlines moved its headquarters fr...
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Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire

Date: 1948
Description: Margaret McGuire, the 1948 Alice in Dairyland, stands next to a Wisconsin Central Airlines airplane with Governor Oscar Rennebohm and another man.
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Pilot "Cash" Chamberlain

Date: 1929
Description: Commercial pilot C.B. "Cash" Chamberlain posed with a Hamilton Metalplane owned by Universal Airlines. Chamberlain began his flying career with the Walter...
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Teachers Boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 Airplane

Date: January 23 1947
Description: Area teachers attending an aviation education program boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 plane at Truax Field along with some members of the flight crew.
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University of Wisconsin Basketball Team at Airport

Date: December 17 1947
Description: The University of Wisconsin basketball team in 'natty' attire posing in front of a Northwest Airlines plane. They are taking the plane to San Francisco on...
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Mitchell Airport Farewell

Date: June 1963
Description: Children, adults, and a Northwest Airlines Boeing 707 jetliner on the tarmac at General Mitchell International Airport. The children, all first graders fro...
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Madison's Truax Field

Date: October 18 1955
Description: A Northwest Airlines DC-4 plane at the Truax terminal. Originally constructed in 1937 with assistance from the WPA, the Madison Municipal Airport was renam...
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Mitchell Passenger Awaiting Flight

Date: February 23 1985
Description: Young Ben Schreiner of Slinger waiting near the Republic Airlines ticket counter at General Mitchell International Airport for a vacation flight to Florida...
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Scandinavian Trade Delegation Visits Madison

Date: April 04 1964
Description: A Scandinavian trade delegation of 25 Norwegian businessmen and journalists visit Madison to publicize the inaugural flight of Scandinavian Airlines System...
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Scandinavian Trade Delegation Visits Madison

Date: April 04 1964
Description: Scandinavian trade delegation of 25 Norwegian businessmen and journalists visit Madison to publicize the inaugural flight of Scandinavian Airlines System (...

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