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Richard B. Hoit Photograph collection, 1834-1973 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Beatrice Colastin Skokan

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Collection Overview

Title: Richard B. Hoit Photograph collection, 1834-1973Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1834-1973

ID: ASM0636

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Florida - Pictorial works, Latin America - Pictorial works, Miami (Florida) - Pictorial works, Miami-Dade County (Fla.) - Aerial photographs, Negatives, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographer Richard Hoit came to Miami in 1914 when he was 27. Already an experienced movie and aerial photographer, his collection of photographs includes landscapes from diverse regions including Massachusetts, Vermont and Florida in the United States. In addition, Hoit traveled extensively in South America in the early nineteen hundreds. The images resulting from these travels are of people and scenery from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.  Finally, the Richard Hoit Collection contains Hoit family photographs that span the period 1834 through 1973.

Subject/Index Terms

Hoit, Richard B.
Photographers - United States

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Richard B. Hoit Photograph Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials:

See also Florida Photograph Collection (ASM0300), and Michael L. Carlebach Photography Collection (ASM0530).

A number of photographs from the Richard B. Hoit Photograph Collection were digitized, and can be viewed in the following link:

For more information please see http://merrick.library.miami.edu/specialCollections/asm0636/.

Preferred Citation: Richard B. Hoit Photograph Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History:

Revised by Rudo Kemper.

Container list by Marcia Evanson.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0636CL.pdf


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Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 16: GeorgiaAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Big Cypress Swamp of the South: Georgia and South Carolina, 1921Add to your cart.
Item 2: Egrets in Georgia Lakes, Near South Carolina, 1929Add to your cart.
Item 3: White Egret Fishing in Lake of South Carolina and Georgia, 1929Add to your cart.
Item 4: Horse show held in Chastian Park, Atlanta Georgia, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 5: Snow fell six inches deep in Decatur, Georgia, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Hoit, Richard B. with moving Camera making moviesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Orange Grove, Ocala, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 2: Daytona Beach, Florida, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 3: Bunkers, Pensacola, Florida, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Hurricane of 1926Add to your cart.
Item 1: Biscayne Key after the 1926 HurricaneAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Miami Beach and 40th  Stree house and car wrecked.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Individual: Edgar Hay at University of Miami, Coral Gables, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 20: MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Fishing at Gloucester, MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Looking up Union Street, MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Beach out at Deveraux?Add to your cart.
Item 4: Crocker ParkAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Castle RockAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Marblehead: Tom and Harry Fox, 1907Add to your cart.
Item 7: Mother and Grandfather House in Salem, 1873Add to your cart.
Item 8: Mrs. Julie Kimble, MedfordAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Dick Hoit, Harry Collins, Mary Franklin and Charles: River Canoeing at Newton, Massachusetts, 1908Add to your cart.
Item 10: Romaine and Richard B. Hoit at West Paris, Maine, 1897Add to your cart.
Item 11: Thirty six Sterling Avenue, MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Richard B. Hoit at Medform Massachusetts, 1914Add to your cart.
Item 13: Little children in a Hammock in Pittsfield Massachusetts, 1906Add to your cart.
Item 14: "Meeting House Hill"Add to your cart.
Item 15: Unitarian church, Dorchester, MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Adams Street, Massachusetts, 1943Add to your cart.
Item 17: Hotel Massachusetts, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 18: Revere Beach, MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 19: Solid Mahogany table made at Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1901Add to your cart.
Item 20: Ben Franklin Young house at the corner of Washington and Union Street charlestown, Massachusetts, 1909Add to your cart.
Item 21: Seal Rocks at CatalinaAdd to your cart.
Item 22: Set of aerial wires on rooftop at 28 Bellevue Street, DorchesterAdd to your cart.
Item 23: An old fire truck from Salem, Massachusetts, 1904Add to your cart.
Item 24: Little gun mettle cannon made by Richard B. Hoit, 1903Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Mexico, YucatanAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Ruins of Mexico near ChichenAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Copies of Mayans RuinsAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Street scenes in Tosco, MexicoAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Sea going hacks of Merida Yucatan, MexicoAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Miami, Florida - Aerial view of Rose Bowl ParadeAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Miami, Florida - Arch Creek Stone Bridge, Car on top was an old Cadillac, 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Miami, Florida (Cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Flagler Street from Bridges Store to Halcyon Hotel and Biscayne Hotel at rightAdd to your cart.
Item 2: The Sportsman Pilot flying around Old Florida's Light houseAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Richard B. Hoit flying over Biscayne BayAdd to your cart.
Item 4: F. Boat: Harold Kantner, Pilot and Richard Hoi with movie cameraAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Old Cutler Airfield looking northAdd to your cart.
Item 6: The Daily Cartoon: "Snap Moon high Above the Cloud", 1917Add to your cart.
Item 7: Richard B. Hoit Mother at Golden Orange Tearoom, Miami, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 8: Bakers, Haulover BeachAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Tahiti Beach area, looking North WestAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Pictures of cloud formation taken in Miami, Florida, 1928Add to your cart.
Item 11: Boeing 29's and 12 jets in review at Miami Airport, Florida, 1934Add to your cart.
Item 12: Richard Hoit apartment at 4th street and 12th Avenue, 1936Add to your cart.
Item 13: Looking west on Flagler Street fromt he open structure of McAllister Hotel, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 14: Viscaya Museum Gardens of, 1935Add to your cart.
Item 15: Copy of Cartoon from Elsa Pier, Miami, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 16: West on Flagler Street from S.E. First Avenue, Miami, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Miami Avenue Bridge, looking from S.W. corner, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Bayfront Park, showing Hotel, Plaza, and homes along waterfrontAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Charles Deering Estate from the North -from 3000 ft elevationAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Collection of old coins and jewelry found off Florida's Coast, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Miami, Florida (Cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Seagull on a Lampshade, South FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Peacock in Crandon ParkAdd to your cart.
Item 3: South American Turkey, a proud Swan in Crandon ParkAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Flamingo in South FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 5: South American TurkeyAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Miami, Florida (Cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Cheeki Village, Everglades Coast, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 2: Seminole Indian, Chocaloski, Florida, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 3: Miami Skyline from the Causeway, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Miami, Florida (Cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Elephants of the CircusAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Lace Spider and Webb in early morningAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Alligator in pen at Key Biscayne, 1941Add to your cart.
Item 4: A Porpoise jumping at Seaquarium, Crandon Park, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Jumbo post card "Magic Miami"Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Miami River: The only rain between Cutler and Lemon City, 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Miami, Florida (Cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Grapefruits on trees, South Miami, 1927Add to your cart.
Item 2: Blossoms of the Yucca PlantAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Lilly and Lilly Pods in Garden PoolAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Fire engine house (left) and City Hall (right), 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Grilled Gateways, cunningly fashoined by master craftsmenAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Hotel Haleyon at the corner of Twelfth Street and Avenue B now Flagler Street and 2n Avenue, 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Miami looking West on Old Twelfth Street or Flagler Street with Smith's Bookstore and Sewell's Clothing store, 1908Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Musa Isle, Part of Lawrence EstateAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Miami, Florida (Cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: North side of Stone Dock at Elser's Pier foot of Flagler StreetAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Boat making trips on the Miami RiverAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Old Homes of Twelfth Street, now 3rd Avenue and Flagler StreetAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Miami River, looking east from Power station chimney, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Miami Skyline from the county Causeway showing Boats and Schooners, bringing supplies during Boom daysAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: The Elk's Club at corner of A Avenue and 12th Street now Flagler StreetAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: The Beach Waterways, Indian CreekAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Home of Mrs. Green, former secretary of Chamber of CommerceAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: The Tycoon Tackle Shop where Dick Hoit workedAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: Miami BeachAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Aerial View, showing Venetian Way and Star Island and Flagler Memorial, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 2: Smith's CasinoAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: Miami Beach tax payers, who watched without a groan as Hotel Owners let their public beaches erode groin by groinAdd to your cart.
Folder 51: Collins Bridge and Causeway with Miami Beach in distance, 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Miami Beach was merely a dense mangrove swamp, fronted by a beautiful sea beach where mainlanders came occassionally to bathe, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 53: New Ear Beach - Fishing pier, washed away at the foot of Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue was laid out, sidewalk skirted the ocean and some original coconut trees removed, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Miami Beach (Cont'd)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Harry and Mable Sparge car and house: House made entirely of driftwood by Mr. Sparge, 1929Add to your cart.
Item 2: Pool of the Sazony Hotel, Miami BeachAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Port of Miami, Florida: Between Bayfront, 4th Street and 13th StreetAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Curtiss F. Boat and Curtiss Jenny with Harold Kantner and Phil, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 55: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Item 1: A weed with ice dropsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Passport of Albert GallatinAdd to your cart.
Item 3: $7,000,000,000 aid for Britain, 1942Add to your cart.
Item 4: Bottle brush tree with hundred of red blossomAdd to your cart.
Item 5: The Australian Pines formed a barrier for the grapefruitsAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Cape Henry Light House in Virginia, 1908Add to your cart.
Item 7: Richard B. Hoit bureau: the old typewriterAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Lions taken near Keekorok lodge, Masai Mara, Kenya, 1903Add to your cart.
Item 9: American Zinc Smeltign Company, Caney Kansas, 1909Add to your cart.
Item 10: Electro static machine in the American Zinc Smelter, 1909Add to your cart.
Item 11: Building of experiments at the American Zinc SmelterAdd to your cart.
Item 12: The apartment at SW 21st St. Miami, Florida, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 56: NegativesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Lutheran Church, Miami, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Daniel WebsterAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Looking South on Main Street of Caney, KansasAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Chilcook Pass, AlaskaAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Chocorua Mountain, New HampshireAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Union Street at Marblehead, MassachusettsAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Schooner entering Portland Maine HarborAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Copy of invitation to the Slmagundi Club, 1880Add to your cart.
Item 9: Richard B. Hoit, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 10: "The General" at Stone Mountain, GeorgiaAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Fire truck from Salem, Massachusetts, 1904Add to your cart.
Item 12: The little bronze gun mettle cannon, Gloucester, 1904Add to your cart.
Item 13: Big Pine Tree trunks and a colored boyAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Bronze Candlesticks, Dorchester Massachusetts, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 15: Old Historic House and sign in Decatur, GeorgiaAdd to your cart.

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