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Hoag, Earl S., 1895-1968
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Aviation papers - circa 1920-1963

  • HMA0208
  • Collection
  • circa 1920-1963 (predominant: 1930-1955)

Various papers relating to aviation in the Miami area, with emphasis on Pan American, 1930-1955. Includes two early airplane patents; material on Dade County airports; correspondence of Brigadier General Earl Hoag, commanding officer at Chapman Field; a 1963 Florida aviation directory; a letter from Glenn Curtiss, and information on Amelia Earhart, Grover Loening and Basil Rowe. Pan Am material includes issues from several company periodicals, a 1931 Operations Manual, and a biography of Pan Am's founder, Juan T. Trippe.

Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930

Earl Hoag scrapbooks - 1902-1941

  • HMA0165
  • Collection
  • 1902-1941 (predominant: (bulk 1917-1938))

Clippings, correspondence, brochures, typescripts, invitations and other memorabilia trace the career of Lieutenant Colonel Earl Hoag and with it much early history of American aviation. Includes Miami High School student yearbook (Miahi 1914); a wealth of aviation clippings for 1917-1921; with much information on the 1919 transcontinental air race during which 10 out of 39 pilots were killed.

Hoag, Earl S., 1895-1968