Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project: George Holey, a Tribute
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: George Holey learned to fly in the late 1920s. He worked for Sohler Flying Service in Mankato, and as a machinist at Commander Milling. During the World War II, he worked for the Civil Aeronautics Administration. After the war, he sold surplus airplanes in the upper Midwest. Later, he worked as an inspector for the Minnesota Department of Aeronautics until his retirement in 1977. Then he directed the Air Museum of Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Brief biography of Holey. Mention of the Ninety-Nines. Presentation of a gift. A thank you by Holey. A thank you by Anne Holey. A few words from Dick Merriam of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Quantity .75 hours sound cassette
11 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 45 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Holey, George
Interviewer: Booen, Sherm
Made in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/10/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 101
Accession Number AV1992.88.23
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project'

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