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Antolin Garcia Carbonell Papers - 1962-2013

  • HMA0040
  • Collection
  • 1962-2013

Include yearbooks and classwork from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School; research papers on several historic buildings, including the Spanish Monastery and the Hampton House; Dade County Aviation Department annual reports; Miami International Airport guidebooks and brochures; Civil Defense booklets; reports and publications pertaining to Miami architecture; playbills and theatre programs; postcards of the Caribbean, Miami and South Florida and a booklet on the history of St. Mary's Cathedral.

A selection of LGBTQ material include playbills and programs for local and national theaters, magazine articles, ephemera, a poster for a Gay Men's Chorus of Miami presentation and a wallpaper sample from the Candlelight Club.

Work books and textbooks from Colegio De La Salle in Havana.

Carbonell, Antolin Garcia

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

Charles H. Crandon Papers - 1926-1975

  • HMA0054
  • Collection
  • 1926-1975

Correspondence, speeches, clippings, campaign material, photoprints, brochures, and programs reflect Crandon's activities and interests as a Dade County commissioner, sponsor of the Miami Civic Music Association, and lover of nature. Two large scrapbooks, covering the years 1942-1950, contain material on county matters, especially parks and health services; the expansion of the airport; Miami Civic Music activities, Crandon himself, and his family. There are a number of private and public testimonials given at his retirement from the county commission. A third smaller scrapbook (1962-1970s) concentrates on the "Crandon amendments" to the Metro charter in 1962. Two folders, housed separately, have letters from constituents and material from his 1932 campaign for election as commissioner from District 1. Correspondence includes a 1948 ALS from Philip Wylie on the Key Biscayne railroad and a 1942 ALS from David Fairchild on Crandon's recovery from a serious illness.

Letters to and from Charles H. Crandon, then Chairman of the Dade County Board of Commissioners, pertain to several requests for assistance from the county welfare funds. Letters from Crandon are carbon copies; others are originals

Crandon Park dedication photograph album, November 1947. Include aerial views of Crandon Park and the Rickenbacker Causeway which was also dedicated during the ceremony. Other views show Hurricane Harbor, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker and other dignitaries at the event. Newspaper clippings of the dedication are included.

Transcripts of speeches given on radio in support of Crandon's bid for re-election for Dade County County Commissioner, 1932.

Crandon, Charles H., 1889-1979

Highleyman Family Papers - circa 1900-1990

  • HMA0041
  • Collection
  • circa 1900-1990

The papers belonged to Daly Highleyman, and pertain to his family's business and social activities in Miami. Contents include correspondence, photographic prints, clippings, magazines and directories. Of particular interest are photographic prints documenting the dredging, land development and building activities of Locke Highleyman. Also included is an autobiographical account by J. W. Greenleaf, who during his engineering career worked on the Miami Airport in 1948, and on the Asuncion, Paraguay, water system; and genealogical information on the DuVal family.

Barton, Alfred

William Moriaty South Florida aviation collection - 1950-1999

  • HMA0400
  • Collection
  • 1950-1999

Collection contains postcards, photographs, ephemera, books and video recordings pertaining to South Florida aviation, in particular, cargo and passenger airlines at Miami International Airport. Includes images of domestic and international air carriers, timetables and boarding passes, training and promotional brochures, and pamphlets detailing the history of Miami International Airport. Also contains a copy of Austin J. Brown and Mark R. Wagner’s Miami Props.

Moriaty, William