Friday, March 31, 2006

Library Event - Lecture: World War II, Love Field and Braniff Airways

"World War II, Love Field and Braniff Airways"
By Dr. Erik D. Carlson

McDermott Libary Auditorium (MC 2.410)
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Aviation historian Erik D. Carlson, Ph.D., Coordinator of Special Collections in McDermott Library, will give a free public presentation about the impact of World War II on Braniff Airways operations at Dallas' Love Field. The discussion will include Braniff Airways' wartime domestic service and overseas routes to Mexico and Central America, known as "The Banana Run." Braniff's public relations archives are located in the History of Aviation Collection in McDermott Library's Special Collections Department.

For more information call 972-883-2570.

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