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1. Above the Crowd Above the Crowd July 13, 2008 Cover story about the Petrehn family and their history with hot air ballooning. Includes photos. John Petrehn held many hot air balloon records, and in the late 1980s he became the first American to fly...

2. All Four Bags Are Down All Four Bags Are Down July/6/1913 Goodyear finishes first at race begun in Kansas City and ended in Eastern Michigan.

3. Balloon Ascension Balloon Ascension A balloon ascension was held in 1869 for the opening of the Hannibal Bridge. Photographs were taken by William Owen Ragan, the first photographer in Kansas City. Mrs. Ragan sewed the balloon. (The Kansas...

4. Balloon in Field Balloon in Field n.d. View of a hot air balloon either coming down or going up with a crowd of people near it.

5. Balloon on Public Square Balloon on Public Square July 4, 1868 View of balloon ascension on the public square, southwest corner, near 5th. Part of a July 4th celebration.

6. Balloon on the Square Balloon on the Square July 4, 1868 Distant view of balloon ascension on southwest corner of public square, near 5th Street.

7. Balloon Race in 1911 Balloon Race in 1911 1970 Photo and description of the Kansas City International Balloon Race in 1911.

8. Balloon Races Balloon Races File contains excerpts about balloons from the following sources: Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, October 2-8, 1911, as well as New York Times, October 5, 1911 (6:5), October 6 (8:5), October 7...

9. Balloons over the Lakes Balloons over the Lakes July/5/1913 Update of the race in progress.

10. Fourth of July Fourth of July Photos, illustrations, and information on the Fourth of July or Independence Day celebrations in Kansas City history, with hot-air balloons, parades, and fireworks, etc.

11. Girl Holding a Balloon Girl Holding a Balloon circa 1930s-1940s Young immigrant girl in a headscarf standing in front of a building; she is holding a balloon in her left hand and a small bag in her right.

12. International Balloon Race: Balloon International Balloon Race: Balloon December 7, 1920 Report on the International Balloon Race leaving October 3, 1920 from Birmingham, AL. The Kansas City Aero Club's balloon, the "Kansas City II," took second place. Photographs of balloons included.

13. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of George Myers (in a hot-air balloon), president of the Kansas City Aero Club and vice-president of the Automatic Sprinkler Company of America.

14. Kansas City View From a Balloon Kansas City View From a Balloon n.d. Two copies (one framed, 53 in. x 24 1/2 in.) of a 1907 aerial photograph of Kansas City taken from a "captive airship" (apparently a balloon) by George R. Lawrence, using a camera "weighing as much as...

15. KBEQ Kansas City Cloudbustin' '80 KBEQ Kansas City Cloudbustin' '80 July//1980 Balloon competition and recreational events. General information and history about ballooning included.

16. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of George Myers, president of the Standard Fire Extinguisher Company and "connected with the Priests of Pallas" for 25 years in Kansas City. Born in New York City in 1855 and coming here...

17. Nine Bags Will Rise Nine Bags Will Rise July/4/1913 Chance to make Paris international race.

18. On Topic: Interiors, Balloons, and Marcel Duchamp On Topic: Interiors, Balloons, and Marcel Duchamp December 2000 Interview with artist Lee Boroson in conjunction with an installation at the H&R Block Artspace.

19. Plan Heats Up Area's Barbecue Contest Scene Plan Heats Up Area's Barbecue Contest Scene February 17, 2005 Another area barbecue contest is being planned for Memorial Day weekend to be held at The Woodlands and called the Great American Barbecue Contest. About 60 people who were long time volunteers at the...

20. Ten Balloons in the Race Ten Balloons in the Race July/2/1913 National elimination contest with list of participating pilots.