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1. Balloon Race in 1911 Balloon Race in 1911 1970 Photo and description of the Kansas City International Balloon Race in 1911.

2. Benson Manufacturing Co. Blazing New Trails in Production Fields Benson Manufacturing Co. Blazing New Trails in Production Fields 1950 Founded by John A. Benson in 1907. First a building interior business, later an aircraft manufacturer.

3. Camera Flown by a Kite Camera Flown by a Kite May 21, 1905 In the early 1900s, a professional photographer in Illinois, George R. Lawrence, built a camera and kites to fly it. He was determined to take the largest photograph ever from a 'captive airship,' as he...

4. Edward Porterfield, Jr. Edward Porterfield, Jr. 1999 Photo and bio of Edward Everett Porterfield, Jr., or Ed Porterfield (1890-1948), a native Kansas Citian and founder of "the Porterfield Flying School at Richards Field" in 1925 and of the American Eagle...

5. Edward Porterfield, Jr. Edward Porterfield, Jr. April 12, 1905 Reprint of an article from Kansas City Star clippings (June 26, 1927) about Edward Porterfield, Jr., designer and operator of the airplane manufacturing plant at 24th and Harrison Streets in Kansas City...

6. First Airplanes in Kansas City First Airplanes in Kansas City 1999 Description of the "first successful aeroplane designed and built in Kansas City and its initial flight" on August 26, 1910, flown by "J. C. McCallum, inventor and builder of the machine." On same page...

7. First National Air Traffic Conference First National Air Traffic Conference 2002 ''Organized under the auspices of the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce, the national trade association for the aviation industry, the First National Air Traffic Conference opened in Kansas City, Missouri,...

8. James Kindelberger James Kindelberger 1999 Photo and biographical description of James Howard Kindelberger, or Dutch Kindelberger, "one of the pioneers in American aviation" from "the 1930s until his death in 1962" through his company, North American...

9. Kansas City Early Airplanes Kansas City Early Airplanes January 6, 1960 Book with descriptions and photos of early airplanes in Kansas City.

10. Kansas City, Missouri, Telephone Directory Kansas City, Missouri, Telephone Directory //1943-1946 Unverified listing of the plant in operation from 1943-1946 at Bannister and Troost Streets.

11. Kansas City: The Way We Were Kansas City: The Way We Were 1981 Photographs of 1920s aircrafts and airfields, including Aviation Field at 87th Street and Holmes Road.

12. The Great Balloon Race The Great Balloon Race October//1973 July 26, 1912, balloon race fraught with dangers.