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News Release — July 9, 2004

Ransom Center Travel Material
Featured at ABIA

Charles Lindbergh's compass.

Charles Lindbergh's compass from the
"Spirit of St. Louis"

AUSTIN, Texas -- "Your Papers, Please: Passports and Other Travel Documents from The Ransom Center," a mini-exhibition featuring passports, photos and travel documents of cultural icons, will be displayed through Aug. 30 at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA).

Represented throughout the main concourse at the airport, "Your Papers, Please" features a range of travel-related materials, including Charles Lindbergh's compass from the "Spirit of St. Louis," Gloria Swanson's travel cases and one of Erle Stanley Gardner's travel notebooks. These items are but a small representation of travel materials garnered from the collections at the Ransom Center that can be viewed in 10 display cases at ABIA.



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