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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. 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.

3. Big Daddy: The Legacy of Joe Gilbert, Kansas City's Most Venerated Restaurateur, Lives On Here--and Big Daddy: The Legacy of Joe Gilbert, Kansas City's Most Venerated Restaurateur, Lives On Here--and Elsewhere February 2001 Photo and biographical article about Joseph Gilbert, Sr., or Joe Gilbert (19?~1985), a formerly prominent local restaurateur and partner in the Gilbert Robinson Restaurant Group. Review of his career,...

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

5. 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...

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

9. Leader Leader April//1967 Photo and biographical article about Joseph Gilbert, Sr., "president of Joe Gilbert Restaurants, Inc., operating all the food and beverage, gift and news facilities at Kansas City's Municipal Airport as...

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

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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...

14. Outstanding in Service to His City Outstanding in Service to His City October 13, 1931 Arthur Hardgrave, Less Than Ten Years Citizen Here, Identified Prominently With Every Forward MovementArticle reviews Hardgrave's contribution to Kansas City's civic affairs with his arrival in June 1922...

15. 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.

16. 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...

17. 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.

18. These Missourians [and] Missouri Mirrors of 1946 These Missourians [and] Missouri Mirrors of 1946 March//1946 Color photos and article about the state of Missouri, with much description of Kansas City, including its history and (largely agricultural) economy, James Kemper, J. C. Nichols, William Rockhill Nelson,...