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1. Aftermath: Down in a Hole Aftermath: Down in a Hole September//1986 Illustrations and article about the fatal crash of "a Lockheed L-188 Electra" airplane carrying auto parts in Kansas City, Kansas during a failed attempt to land at the Kansas City Downtown Airport (formerly...

2. Charles A. Lindbergh Charles A. Lindbergh Postcard of Charles A. Lindbergh standing beside his airplane, Spirit of St. Louis.

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

4. Climax of a Colorful Flying Career Climax of a Colorful Flying Career October 13, 1931 Dr. Brock and Col. Garrett Guests of President of the United StatesReview of the achievement of Dr. John D. Brock, owner of Specialty Optical Company, 1009 McGee Street, in the area of aviation, have flown...

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

6. Fairfax Airport Fairfax Airport Photos and information on the Fairfax Industrial Airport, or Fairfax Airport, located on the Kansas side of the Missouri River across from the Downtown Airport, or Municipal Airport.

7. 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.

8. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport August 15, 1955 The office of aviation at the City Hall says to its knowledge no fatality on any airline (private or commercial) has ever occurred on the Municipal Airport grounds (January 1955). William Atcheson of Tulsa,...

9. Municipal Airport Survey Municipal Airport Survey January/19/1927 Report made and submitted by the Air Corps Reserve Officers Association of Greater Kansas City. This survey was given to Lou E. Holland, who in turn presented it to the Native Sons, October 1, 1952. It...

10. Municipal Airport/Downtown Airport Municipal Airport/Downtown Airport Information on Municipal Airport, later called the Downtown Airport.

11. Municipal Bonds Carry Municipal Bonds Carry August/14/1928 Notice of the approval of Municipal Airport.

12. New Reduced Winter Fares! Hanford Slashes Rates! New Reduced Winter Fares! Hanford Slashes Rates! January//1937 Full page ad, map, and illustration for Hanford Airlines, flying "the hub route" out of Kansas City Municipal Airport to various cities in each direction.

13. New Terminal Building at Airport New Terminal Building at Airport August/4/1959 Photo and article about the addition of terminal space at Municipal Airport.

14. On a Wing and a Fare On a Wing and a Fare August//1997 Photos, history, and description of current operations of the Kansas City area aviation industry, featuring Municipal Airport (now known as Downtown Airport), original hub for air traffic in the United...

15. Royal Leonard Royal Leonard 1930 Royal Leonard and family at Municipal Airport.

16. So You Think It's a Breeze Flying over Good Old Kansas City? So You Think It's a Breeze Flying over Good Old Kansas City? December//1969 Illustration and article citing the Municipal Airport as the worst in the nation, including a quote from F. Lee Bailey regarding air traffic control.

17. Swing's Man of the Month: Lou Holland--"In the Beginning" Swing's Man of the Month: Lou Holland--"In the Beginning" November//1946 Photo and biographical article about Louis Edward Holland, or Lou Holland, leading organizer of the Municipal Airport, "the main Kansas City post office building" (across from Union Station), and the first...

18. Test Kansas City's Aviation Advancement: Tuesday's Election Will Determine Future. .. Test Kansas City's Aviation Advancement: Tuesday's Election Will Determine Future. .. August/7/1928 Notice of an election to determine the future of Municipal Airport.

19. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Photos of two buildings of interest: the passenger station at Municipal Airport and the hangar for Transcontinental & Western Air Lines.

20. Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives Finding Aid Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives Finding Aid ca1920-1942 (bulk 1928-1938) The 389 black and white negatives originated with the "Kansas City Journal Post" newspaper. The collection also includes 349 8" x 10" black and white photographs. All the images reflect a newspaper's interest...