Title: Kansas City International Airport Dedication

Description: Exterior view of podium and crowd taken during the dedication of KCI Airport in November, 1972. A portion of part of the airport is in view as well as a crowd of people lined along it. U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew is standing and speaking at the podium. Others seated nearby include: Missouri Governor Warren Hearnes, partially hidden directly behind Agnew; former Mayor Ilus Davis, right behind Hearnes; Mayor Charles Wheeler seated third from the left on the first row; and probably various City Council members. The airport was originally named Mid-Continent International Airport.

Date: 1972

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 8x10 in.

Collection: Kansas City (Mo.) Aviation Department Photograph Collection (P30)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,38018

Location: P30, Box 1, Folder 3, #4

Subject: Airports; Dedications; Government officials;

Local Subject: Kansas City International Airport; Mid-Continent International Airport;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10018855

Notes: This collection comes from a set of photographs housed within the Aviation Department of Kansas City, Missouri and includes a printed index to the photographs and slides at the Aviation Department, current through June, 1999.

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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