Chalks Flying Service on Biscayne Boulevard - Miami, Florida

Chalks Flying Service on Biscayne Boulevard - Miami, Florida


Image Number

  • RC06653

Year

  • 19--

Series Title

General Note

  • Arthur Burns "Pappy" Chalk formed Chalk's International Airlines in 1919 as Chalk's Flying Service. He claimed to have started carrying fare-paying passengers a few months before Avianca, making his service the world's oldest international airline. He also boasted that Chalk's airfield on Watson Island, situated along MacArthur Causeway linking the city of Miami Beach, was the smallest port of entry in the United States.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 00765.

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Chalks Flying Service on Biscayne Boulevard - Miami, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

Chalks Flying Service on Biscayne Boulevard - Miami, Florida. 19--. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/29881>, accessed 15 December 2018.

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Chalks Flying Service on Biscayne Boulevard - Miami, Florida. 19--. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 15 Dec. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/29881>.

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