This collection consists of a clothbound scrapbook, with leather spine, sized 15-3/8 x 11-5/8 inches. On the spine, embossed in gold, "My First Flight - Marian Stewart Honeyman - 1914." The scrapbook contains eleven pages, seven of which contain material on one side. The contents include seven black and white photographs of various sizes, with captions, and three newspaper clippings regarding the
Biographical / Historical:
The St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line began the first scheduled passenger service on January 1, 1914 with pilot Tony Jannus flying a Benoist Type XIV. Marian Stewart, daughter of John K. Stewart, founder and President of Stewart Manufacturing Company and Stewart-Warner Speedometer Company, took a flight on January 19, 1914 with Jannus, along with her mother Mrs. J. K. Stewart and a Mrs. G. E. Baxter. As of August 1976, Mrs. Marian Stewart Honeyman was the oldest living female commercial flight passenger in the United States.
Marian Stewart Honeyman, Gift, 1976
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