Passenger Manifests of Airplanes Arriving at Boca Chica, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Key West, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, and Tampa, Florida, and Charleston, South Carolina, 1944–1945. Microfilm publication A4234 , 1 roll. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Record Group 85. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
This database contains passenger and crew lists from aircraft arriving in Florida and South Carolina. Most of the planes departed from the British West Indies, Cuba, and Puerto Rico and arrived at Key West Naval Air Station, Florida, or at Charleston, South Carolina.
Most of the documents are one of two forms. Customs Form 7507, Clearance Declaration of Aircraft Commander, lists both passengers and alien crew members. These typically include
- and citizenship
Some passengers filled out Form I-466, which provides more details, including race, physical description, marital status, name of a person the passenger was joining in the U.S., purpose for coming to U.S., and intended length of stay.