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1. A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did April/27/1947 Photos and biographical article about William Paul Odom, or William Odom, a record-setting airplane pilot "reared in Kansas City and learn[ing] to fly here ten years ago." Born in Belton, Missouri, about...

2. Bill Ong Bill Ong 1999 Photo and bio of William Ong, or Bill Ong, "businessman and aviation pioneer" learning to fly "in 1927 at the Bennett Eaglerock Sales Co. Flying School at Richards Field, located in what is now downtown...

3. Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight September/8/1968 Article about 65-year-old pilot Max Conrad and his successful claim of "the world's record for flying distance in a closed circuit," in the air for 38 hours "from Saint Louis to Des Moines to Kansas City...

4. Colonel Arthur Goebel Colonel Arthur Goebel 1999 Photo and description of Colonel Arthur Goebel, winning pilot of a 1927 competition "to fly the 2,439 miles from San Francisco to Hawaii," establishing about 1929 "a flying school at 101 West 12th in Kansas...

5. Dayton Ragland Dayton Ragland March 24, 1952 File containing a biographical article about Lieutenant Dayton Ragland, a black "U.S. jet pilot now being held as prisoner of war in China." Son of the pastor of the West Paseo Christian Church and recipient...

6. 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...

7. From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris September/9/1949 Photo, caption, and article about Mrs. Grace Harris, "a 2-time winner at the National Air races in Cleveland," awarded there by actor Jimmy Stewart. Description of her airplane flying career which began...

8. John Brock's Flying Record John Brock's Flying Record 1999 Photos and description of John Brock, an optometrist and "President of the Specialty Optical Company, 1009 McGee Street," honored in 1930 at the Hotel Muehlebach for his record-setting 365 days of consecutive...

9. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of C. B. McClusky, vice-president of the Reserve National Bank and presumably an airplane pilot (pictured flying an early airplane).

10. R. Shelden and Ruth Stafford R. Shelden and Ruth Stafford October/31/1974 Biographical article about R. Shelden Stafford and his wife Ruth Stafford, local "ferry pilots" flying small airplanes to destinations around the world from their headquarters residence "at Lake Lotawana."...

11. The Aviatrix and the University: Amelia Earhart at Purdue The Aviatrix and the University: Amelia Earhart at Purdue Summer//1994 Biographical article about Amelia Earhart, the pioneer woman aviator from Kansas, and her associations in the mid-1930s with Purdue University in Indiana, responsible for financing her flying experiments...

12. Western Air Fokker Western Air Fokker Group portrait of unidentified people from the "Fox Flying House Party", before a Western Air Fokker.