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Earl J. Heroux Pan American Airlines Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2023-10-19-A
The Earl J. Heroux Pan American Airlines Collection contains visual and textual materials collected by Earl J. Heroux on a trip via Pan Am Clipper to Alaska. Although the materials were collected in 1940, other dates appear, including photographs dated 1927 and 1935.

The collection primarily includes 24 black-and-white photographs and 10 photographic postcards. Photographs depict aircraft; including in flight, in harbor, and on the ground. Additional images show aerial views, various town buildings; and people. Identified people include Earl J. Heroux, Wiley Post and Will Rogers. Identified locations include Ketchikan and Seward, Alaska. There is also one hand-tinted group photograph that features Wiley Post and Will Rogers and is inscribed by pilot Joe Crosson, also presumably in the image. Additional materials include a small amount of printed ephemera documenting his trip, including the menu from Heroux's flight to Alaska, his passenger ticket, luggage tags, a napkin, an air mail cover, two postcards, and a freight invoice for one suitcase.


  • 1940

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research and is accessible in the Dahlberg Research Center by appointment. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


.01 Cubic Feet (1 letter file folder)

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