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121. Country Estate Country Estate ca. 1930 Aerial view identified on back as a "country estate on out skirts of Kansas City."

122. Pembroke Country Day School Pembroke Country Day School ca. 1930 Aerial view looking northeast at the intersection of Ward Parkway and State Line Road, showing the campus of Pembroke Country Day School.

123. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City ca. 1930 Aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking northwest, taken over near 15th and Grand. Shows Missouri River, Municipal Airport, 2nd Hannibal Bridge, and ASB Bridge.

124. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City ca. 1930 Aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking north over near 15th and Wyandotte; shows Kansas City Power and Light Building under construction. Also in view is Convention Hall and the Hotel President.

125. Intercity Viaduct Intercity Viaduct ca. 1930 Aerial view looking southeast over the Intercity Viaduct and northern part of West Bottoms. Distant view of downtown Kansas City in the top with Quality Hill area and 8th Street Tunnel entrance.

126. Union Station Union Station ca. 1930 Aerial view looking east over near 25th and Southwest Boulevard; shows Union Station, West Side. Identified on back as "Penn Ave. Viaduct & Union Sta."

127. Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1940 This collection contains 57 black and white 8" x 10" photographs housed in one box. Views include downtown area, West bottoms, riverfront area, industrial areas, midtown area including Union Station and...

128. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid 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...

129. Circus Acrobats Circus Acrobats circa 1890s "The Fying LaVans" acrobatic troupe.

130. Lake Quivira Lake Quivira circa 1930 Aerial view of Lake Quivira. Work on the lake and the surrounding area was started by the Quivira Development Company in 1927. The first stages of the project were completed by the early 1930s. The Kansas...

131. Aviator Art Goebel Aviator Art Goebel circa 1930s Aviator Art Goebel and another man standing outside of the Art Goebel School of Flying at Municipal Airport.

132. Aerial View of Plane and Pilot Aerial View of Plane and Pilot circa 1930s Aerial view of an airplane pilot standing in cockpit--possibly performing an stunt--flying above an industrial area and river.

133. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr. circa 1942 Portrait of Lt. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr., a flyer in the United States Army. He was born in Topeka, Kansas, April 12, 1920. He graduated from Southwest High School in Kansas City and from Kansas University...

134. Curtis S. Griffin Curtis S. Griffin Circa 1942 Portrait of Curtis S. Griffin, a Captain with the U. S. Army Air Corps. Griffin was born on April 11, 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri. Griffin entered the Army in 1940 and he was married on August 1, 1942...

135. Richard L. Hunt, Jr. Richard L. Hunt, Jr. Circa 1942 Portrait of Richard L. Hunt, Jr., a Lieutinent in the U.S. Naval Air Force. Hunt was born on December 23, 1921, in Keytesville, Missouri. His family moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1923, and he attended...

136. Municipal Airport, Hangars Municipal Airport, Hangars circa 1950 Image looks west across Missouri River to Fairfax Industrial District. Shows runways in the foreground and airplane hangars in the center of the frame. Signs on hangars identify them as belonging to Executive...

137. Kansas Citian Aviation Number Kansas Citian Aviation Number December 18, 1928 Whole issue of the Kansas Citian devoted to aviation. Articles include: ''Kansas City as an Aviation Center'' (p.961-2); ''American Eagle Enlarges'' (p. 963); ''Kansas City Concern Makes Planes [Butler]''...

138. Genealogy of the Richards Family Genealogy of the Richards Family December 1923 Note about the naming of Richards Flying Field after John Francisco Richards and Richards-Gebaur Airport after John Francisco Richards II (a son of John Richards I killed in a World War I aerial battle),...

139. 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.

140. Parks and Recreation Department Statistics Parks and Recreation Department Statistics February 28, 2007 Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has 212 parks, 130 ball diamonds, 116.5 surface acres of lake, 109 tennis courts, 55 shelters, 20 soccer fields, 19 miles of exercise trails, 18 football fields,...