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1. Aerial View of Fairfax and Municipal Airports Aerial View of Fairfax and Municipal Airports Aerial view, looking south, showing Missouri River, Kansas City skyline, Fairfax Airport (foreground), and Municipal Airport (background).

2. Aerial View of Fairfax and Municipal Airports Aerial View of Fairfax and Municipal Airports Aerial view, looking to south, showing Missouri River, Kansas City skyline, Fairfax Airport (foreground), and Municipal Airport (background).

3. Aerial View of Municipal Airport Aerial View of Municipal Airport View of Municipal Airport and portions of North Kansas City looking north.

4. Airplane and Terminal Building, Night Airplane and Terminal Building, Night Terminal building and part of plane, at night.

5. Airplane in Flight Airplane in Flight View of airplane taking off over Missouri River. Also shows Kansas City Flying Service hangar.

6. Airplanes Airplanes Two photographs of planes over Kansas City Municipal Airport. One is Braniff airliner, the other TWA.

7. Airplanes before Terminal Building and Skyline Airplanes before Terminal Building and Skyline Terminal building with Kansas City skyline in background; also shows row of TWA DC-3s in front of terminal.

8. Airport to Be Completed as Provided for in Bond Issue Airport to Be Completed as Provided for in Bond Issue June/25/1929 Nice illustration of plan for new airport administration building.

9. Art Subjectivity Can Sculpt Misunderstanding Art Subjectivity Can Sculpt Misunderstanding July 11, 2006 In "The Watchdog" column is featured some of the large sculpture pieces on the grounds of Kansas City International Airport. These pieces known as "Three Figures/Fifteen Elements" by artist Joel Shapiro...

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

11. 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.

12. City Administration Pushes Airport City Administration Pushes Airport December/18/1928 Article about Municipal Airport, "developing North Kansas City field as ideal air terminal."

13. City Withdraws Grant Request for Downtown Airport City Withdraws Grant Request for Downtown Airport July/9-15/1998 Discusses the withdrawal of a grant request by the Downtown Airport because the grantors stipulated safety measures the Airport does not have nor could afford to implement.

14. Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid 1957-1968 A group of 108 color slides of images of Kansas City from the 1950s and 1960s, taken by Eldridge, an amateur photographer. The photos include buildings, fountains, hospitals, rooftop views of downtown...

15. Downtown Air Terminal--Fantastic? Downtown Air Terminal--Fantastic? August//1943 Article about some positive and negative aspects of the Downtown Municipal Airport.

16. Eastward View of Municipal Airport Eastward View of Municipal Airport Aerial view of airport looking east.

17. Fairfax Industrial and Municipal Airports Fairfax Industrial and Municipal Airports ca. 1930 Aerial view, looking east, of Fairfax Industrial and Municipal airports.

18. Fall Air Meet to Sell Aviation: Armistice Day Air Meet. .. Fall Air Meet to Sell Aviation: Armistice Day Air Meet. .. November/6/1928 Formal celebration of the acquisition of the Kansas City Municipal Airport.

19. 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...

20. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1951 Kansas City, North looking south showing Municipal and Fairfax Industrial airports and downtown Kansas City, Missouri.