Photo by Robert Yarnall Richie/Courtesy the Degolyer Library at Southern Methodist University

Fashion models pose with an Oldsmobile Series 70 and a Delta Airlines Lockheed model 10B Electra at the Love Field Airport in Dallas in 1940. Everything, from the composition and colors of the photo to the outfits, is utterly magnificent. This photo was taken by Robert Yarnall Richie and comes from SMU’s Degolyer Library.

The September 2022 cover of Texas Highways: Visual Wonders


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