The Diplomatic Passport Of US-Consul Fishers Wife 1931

The Diplomatic Passport Of US-Consul Fishers Wife 1931

The Diplomatic Passport Of US-Consul Fishers Wife 1931         This United States diplomatic passport was issued to Myrtle Mary Fisher, the spouse of the US consul in the Bahamas at Nassau. No travels in the document, hence…

Richard Ellis’s Life In 15 Passports

Richard Ellis’s Life In 15 Passports

Text & Pictures by Krissy Ellis, Kuwait,  Richard Ellis’s Life Passports I got in touch with Krissy while she was posting a picture of twelve UK passports and this pic made me curious, so I contacted her. Krissy was so…

Zeppelin LZ127 – Passport & Passenger Ticket

airship Hindenburg disaster Burtis J. “Bert” Dolan’s passenger ticket and passport survived the final flight and disaster of the German zeppelin Hindenburg. Through the courtesy of the Burtis J. Dolan family archive, the ticket is now on exhibit in the…

Russian Passport Applications From Hawaii

Russian Passport Applications From Hawaii

A Russian Passport Application Album 1917 From Hawaii At the beginning of the 20th century Hawaii sugar plantation owners began to recruit laborers of European background. Former Secretary of the Territory of Hawaii and Director of the Bureau of Immigration,…

A Map Of Travel Distances – London To The World

A Map Of Travel Distances – London To The World

Map Travel Distances London An isochronic map shows where to go, how long it took to get there – and what changes were on the way In 1914 John G. Bartholomew, the scion of an Edinburgh map-making family and cartographer…

Francis Scott Fitzgerald US Family Passport 1920s

Francis Scott Fitzgerald US Family Passport 1920s

Francis Scott Fitzgerald US Family Passport 1920s If the “Roaring Twenties” conjures up images bobbed-hair flappers and couples dancing to jazz music, you may have F. Scott Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) to thank. Francis Scott Key…

Passports and Identity – Don’t you know who I am?

Passports and Identity – Don’t you know who I am?

Passports and Identity – Don’t you know who I am? by Tom Topol for the Kessing Journal of Documents & Identity, February 2018 “You present a passport, a booklet, and have to prove to the border guard that you are the…

Swissair Chief Pilot Ernst Nyffenegger Passport

Swissair Chief Pilot Ernst Nyffenegger Passport

Swissair Chief Pilot Ernst Nyffenegger Passport Outstanding aviation document from the early beginning of the Swiss carrier – SWISSAIR! Today is known as SWISS (which belongs to Lufthansa). I found another picture from Nyffenegger as a young pilot in 1927…

USSR Passport, Ukraine 1925 Jewish Girl and Man To Palestine

USSR Passport, Ukraine 1925 Jewish Girl and Man To Palestine

USSR Passport, Ukraine 1925 Jewish Girl and Man To Palestine Here is a USSR-UKRAINE passport which is pretty rare. Issued to Yosef and Roselli Sander, leaving from the port of Odesa in 1925, arriving in Palestine on October 5, 1925, also bearing the…