THE FRIENDLY SKIES: A HISTORY OF THE STEWARDESS

While masquerading as objective beauty standards, these requirements were, in fact, used to exclude minorities from this iconic position. DoubleX has closed its doors. Airlines primarily served mail routes and relied on male co-pilots—and sometimes male cabin attendants—to serve the occasional passenger. Postwar America was awash with domesticity. InTWA outfitted stewardesses in paper dresses that tore easily in flight.

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The first commercial flights were turbulent and dangerous. Airlines recognized the buying power of youth and reinvented the stewardess image to appeal to a counterculture that celebrated sexual rebellion. Slate logotipo Sign In Sign Up. Airline ads of the era portrayed the stewardess as the consummate s woman—a quintessential wife-to-be, who knew how to apply lipstick, pamper men, and mix martinis. But many stewardesses rebelled against the new, smutty image their airlines were peddling. The linchpin of competition became upscale service and impeccable stewardesses. Southwest Airlines stewardesses in go-go boots and miniskirts, early s. The crème de la crème.

50 Anni Stewardess

Anni Stewardess 50

Airline Stewardesses and the Making of an American Iconfrom which these photos are drawn. Southwest Airlines stewardesses in go-go boots and miniskirts, early s. They protested, sued, and ultimately won some of the first Title VII sex discrimination victories for women in the workforce. But many stewardesses rebelled against the new, smutty image their airlines were peddling. Trailblazers for workplace equality. DoubleX has closed its doors. Slate logo Sign In Sign Up.

Airline Stewardesses and the Making of an American Iconfrom which these photos are drawn. Southwest Airlines stewardesses in go-go boots and miniskirts, early s Author's collection. Women were expected to become full-time homemakers, who smilingly served casseroles to their husbands. Stewardess supervisors were instructed to nix applicants with particular nose shapes, lip shapes, and hair textures. Postwar America was awash with domesticity. The first commercial flights were turbulent and dangerous.

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Airlines recognized the buying power of youth and reinvented the stewardess image to appeal to a counterculture that celebrated sexual rebellion. Airlines primarily served mail routes and relied on male co-pilots—and sometimes male cabin attendants—to serve the occasional passenger. Recruits were young, unmarried, charming, well-read, slender, pretty, and white. Southwest Airlines stewardesses in go-go boots and miniskirts, early s Author's collection. Airline Stewardesses and the Making of an American Iconfrom which these photos are drawn. DoubleX has closed its doors.

Anni Stewardess 50

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