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Richards Gebaur Airpor...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Askren, Robert G
George R Bauer
H M Gousha Company
View of unidentified building located at Richards-Gebaur Airport.
View of buildings located at Richards-Gebaur Airport located near Belton, Missouri.
Richards-Gebaur Debate Focuses on Financial Concerns
Discusses some of the financial aspects of the proposal to transform Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.
Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport
Photo and history of Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport, established in 1941 as the Grandview Airport "as an auxiliary airport for the Olathe Naval Air Station" in Grandview, Missouri, named for Lieutenant...
Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport on Approach to Final Days
Discusses the transformation of Richards-Gebaur from an airport to an intermodal freight facility.
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...
Robert H. Allan
Portrait of Capt. Robert H. Allan, a project engineer involved in the building of the ''Grandview Air Force Base'' (later known as Richards-Gebaur Airport). Allan spoke to the South Central Business Association...
Safety Devices Installed at Kansas City, Missouri, Airport
Article noting airport improvements such as directional signal, wind tee, approach lights, and obstruction markers insure safer landings.
SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid
This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the 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...
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...
SC58 Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
Scientist Speaks Out on Education
Biographical article about Jeannette Piccard, a 72-year-old scientist and "consultant to the director of the Manned Spacecraft center in Houston" speaking at a University of Missouri-Kansas City seminar...
Shell Official Road Map of Missouri
Road map of Missouri showing the state highway system and the various types of roads within that system, as well as state parks, points of interest, airports, and populations of cities and towns. Map also...
So You Think It's a Breeze Flying over Good Old Kansas City?
Illustration and article citing the Municipal Airport as the worst in the nation, including a quote from F. Lee Bailey regarding air traffic control.
Speaker and Crowd at Fairfax Airport
Unidentified group of men and speaker on airport grounds, identified as Fairfax Airport.
St. Charles Quadrangle
1933 (1947 reprint)
Topographical map of areas of St. Louis and St. Charles counties in Missouri and adjacent areas of Jersey and Madison counties in Illinois. Map also includes segments of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers,...
State of Missouri
1969 (1973 revision)
Geological survey base map of the State of Missouri. Includes cities, airports, bounties, national & state parks, highways, wildlife refuges, rivers, contours, and national & state forests.
Strang Air Park
Photos and description of Strang Air Park, established in 1909 by William Strang in Overland Park, Kansas, and hosting large air shows or flying exhibitions in the 1910s.
Street Map of Greater Kansas City
Street map of Kansas City and surounding area, including portions of Platte and Clay counties in Missouri and portions of Wyandotte and Johnson counties in Kansas. Map also shows parks, bodies of water,...
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