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1. Airports Airports 1927 List of airports, loosely defined by standards in 1927. Report on inadequacies of Richards Field.

2. Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation 1999

3. Charles A. Lindbergh Charles A. Lindbergh Photos and information on the visit of famous airplane pilot Charles Lindbergh to Kansas City's Municipal Airport in 1927.

4. Finest Airport on Earth Finest Airport on Earth March/15/1935 Photo and brief history of the Kansas City Municipal Airport (later called the Downtown Airport) "between North Kansas City and Kansas City proper," dedicated in 1927 and opened in 1929 with four airlines...

5. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport 1927-28 Folder includes copies of the Lindbergh Day Program for the dedication of the airport as well as a Kansas City Public Affairs publication entitled "The Air Port".

6. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport Kansas City's Municipal Airport opened in 1927. Two planes landed on August 17, 1927. The first one marked the first official landing of a passenger plane. It arrived from Richards Field carrying Chamber...

7. Municipal Airport Dedication Municipal Airport Dedication 1927-08-17 Lou Holland, Conrad Mann and other unidentified people at airport dedication.

8. Municipal Airport Dedication Municipal Airport Dedication 1927-08-17 Unidentified people at airport dedication.

9. Municipal Airport during Flood Municipal Airport during Flood 1927 Airport grounds during flood.

10. Municipal Airport during Flood Municipal Airport during Flood 1927 Airport grounds during flood.

11. Municipal Airport during Flood Municipal Airport during Flood 1927 Airport grounds during flood. Picture labelled "Feburary Flood 1927 on Municipal Airport. Present Station occupies position on picture indicated by 'X'".

12. Municipal Airport during Flood Municipal Airport during Flood 1927 Airport grounds during flood. Picture labelled "Feburary Flood 1927 on Municipal Airport. General view of field from Burlington Railroad."

13. Municipal Airport during Flood Municipal Airport during Flood 1927 Airport grounds during flood. Picture labelled "Feburary Flood 1927 on Municipal Airport. Looking south and west from Burlington underpass."

14. Municipal Airport, Passenger Station Municipal Airport, Passenger Station 1927 Postcard of Municipal Airport with accompanying text.

15. Municipal/Downtown Airport Municipal/Downtown Airport 1999 Photos and history of Kansas City's second principal airport established in 1927 known under various names until settling on "Municipal Airport" and "renamed Kansas City Downtown Airport" in 1972 with...

16. Richards Field, First Kansas City Commercial Airport Richards Field, First Kansas City Commercial Airport 1999 Photos and history of the first Richards Field, established in 1922 as Kansas City's first commercial airport by Major Howard Wehrle, Fred Harvey, Simpson Yeomans, Roger Crittenden, and Robert Lester,...

17. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...

18. SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection 1905-1978 and n.d. This collection contains reports, correspondence, permits, regulations, blueprints, and notes concerning the operations of the Kansas City Public Works Department in the early to mid-20th century. The...

19. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

20. Wheeler Downtown Airport Wheeler Downtown Airport August 17, 2007 "The Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, which helped Kansas City become a major player of the early aviation era, observes its 80th birthday today. Charles Lindbergh dedicated the Kansas City Municipal...