Anyway, one of the occupational hazards of genealogical research is a lot of exposure to death records. Its always so sad to see that family members died at young ages of diseases that are so easily cured or prevented in our world. One of those diseases was typhoid fever.
This Is How Babies Used to Fly on Airplanes - During the 1950s, engineers at the British Overseas Airways Corporation (what we now call British Airways), developed the "skycot." High Life, British Airways' in-flight magazine, tells us that parents would hold babies during takeoff and landing, but, while in the air, would place them in these hammocks clamped onto the overhead luggage racks. | Neatorama