United Air Lines Flight Attendant Memorabilia [Candace LaRocca]
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Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0070
Creators:
LaRocca, Candace
Dates:
1968-1972
Languages:
English
This collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic Feet
1 folder
Repository:
This collection consists of materials relating to Candace LaRocca's career as a United Air Lines flight attendant.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of materials relating to Candace LaRocca's career as a United Air Lines flight attendant including a letter about beginning training; a "Stewardess Trainee Guide"; her Stewardess diploma from 1969 and a group photograph of her stewardess class; a news clipping from 1969 announcing LaRocca's selection as United Air Lines flight attendant, and a letter written by the Supervisor of Inflight Services to LaRocca's parents in 1975 praising her performance as a flight attendant. The group photograph has identification information on the reverse. The collection also contains a Northern Virginia Community College brochure about the course for airline careers that LaRocca taught.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is in chronological order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Candace LaRocca worked as a flight attendant for United Air Lines from 1969-1985, during which time she was based in Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California; and Washington, DC serving on domestic flights. While working as a flight attendant, LaRocca pursued a college education, obtaining a business degree in 1983. Encouraged by a supervisor to gain additional experience, LaRocca also taught a course at Northern Virginia Community College for people interested in airline careers. In 1985, LaRocca transitioned into a corporate role with United Air Lines, becoming a senior account executive for commercial sales working with travel agents and tour operators, as well as managing the corporate accounts of clients such as the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF). LaRocca left United Air Lines in 1991 but continued on to other career opportunities related to transportation and travel including as the Manger of Transportation and Shipping for the African Development Bank; working in corporate sales for SwissAir and SABENA; as an account manager for a travel agency; and as the Director of Resource Management for the Africa Center for Strategic Studies.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2018.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Candace LaRocca, Gift, 2018, NASM.2018.0070

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Preferred Citation
United Air Lines Flight Attendant Memorabilia [Candace LaRocca], NASM.2018.0070, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airlines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United Airlines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flight attendants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LaRocca, Candace Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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