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Mohawk Airlines



  • Existence: 1945-1972

Historical Note

Established as Robinson Airlines, Mohawk Airlines was a United States regional carrier, 1945-1972. It is notable as the first airline to hire a Black flight attendant, Ruth Carol Taylor; although she was fired six months later for violation of the airline's marriage ban policy. Mohawk Airlines ceased operations when acquired by Allgheny Airlines.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Commercial Airlines Collection

Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1910s-2020s.

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