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July 23, 2012

Speed Holman’s baby shoes

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Speed Holman's baby shoes

Shoes worn by aviator and stunt pilot Charles “Speed” Holman of Minneapolis during his babyhood and early childhood, 1898-1903.  The shoes have leather uppers and soles and close with metal buttons.   Holman died in an air show accident in Omaha, Nebraska in 1931.

For details, view the shoes in our online collections database.

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One Response to “Speed Holman’s baby shoes”

  1. ivy johnson Says:

    Those shoes must be so durable. Is there any chance that those shoes can be restored in its original state? I think those shoes are worth to be a memorabilia.

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