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1. The Aviatrix and the University: Amelia Earhart at Purdue The Aviatrix and the University: Amelia Earhart at Purdue Summer//1994 Biographical article about Amelia Earhart, the pioneer woman aviator from Kansas, and her associations in the mid-1930s with Purdue University in Indiana, responsible for financing her flying experiments...

2. 100 Years of Aviation 100 Years of Aviation Summer 2003 Entire issue of Gateway Heritage devoted to flight. Includes primary sources such as letters by the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh. Chapters are: How We Made The First Flight; To Octave Chanute,...

3. Raytown Society to Mark Old Flying Field Site Raytown Society to Mark Old Flying Field Site Summer 1979 Notice about the Raytown Historical Society commemorating the site of Richards Flying Field, Sunday, Sept. 23, 1979, the first Kansas City air terminal, later called Ong Airport in 1943. The former flying...

4. Richard's Field Richard's Field Spring//1999 Brief history of the Richards Flying Field, estabished in 1922 in Raytown, Missouri, used for military pilot training and regular airmail service and visited by Charles Lindbergh at the height of his popularity...

5. Strangers in the Night Strangers in the Night Spring 2001 Discusses the history of UFO sightings in Kansas.

6. From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris September/9/1949 Photo, caption, and article about Mrs. Grace Harris, "a 2-time winner at the National Air races in Cleveland," awarded there by actor Jimmy Stewart. Description of her airplane flying career which began...

7. Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight September/8/1968 Article about 65-year-old pilot Max Conrad and his successful claim of "the world's record for flying distance in a closed circuit," in the air for 38 hours "from Saint Louis to Des Moines to Kansas City...

8. 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...

9. Taking the Leap Into the Art World Taking the Leap Into the Art World September 29, 2006 Article about how people are jumping on a trampoline, being videotaped for a Sprint Center art project. Chris Doyle, a Brooklyn multimedia artist is in charge of this public art project. This $1.3 million...

10. R. Shelden and Ruth Stafford R. Shelden and Ruth Stafford October/31/1974 Biographical article about R. Shelden Stafford and his wife Ruth Stafford, local "ferry pilots" flying small airplanes to destinations around the world from their headquarters residence "at Lake Lotawana."...

11. Flying High: Sprint Center's 'The Moons' Will Be Unveiled Wednesday Flying High: Sprint Center's 'The Moons' Will Be Unveiled Wednesday October 9, 2007 Photo of New York artist Chris Doyle and his creation of "The Moons," public art that features three circular video screens depicting Kansas Citians "flying" through colorful skies. "The 10-foot screens...

12. Kansas City and the American Legion Kansas City and the American Legion October 1921 Article about plans for the dedication event of the Liberty Memorial with the American Legion, World War I officials from America and abroad, and other festivities, including cowboys and Indians, flying...

13. 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...

14. Flying Meet Flying Meet November/15/1921 Article about the record-breaking demonstration of aviation with the American Legion.

15. Flying High Flying High November 2002 Story describing business prosperity and growth in the area surrounding Kansas City International Airport.

16. Obituary for Senator John E. Downs Obituary for Senator John E. Downs November 12, 2003 Senator Downs died November 9, 2003. He served as a Missouri State Representative from 1957-1958 and was elected to the Missouri State Senate in 1960 and served until 1970. During WW II, he was shot down...

17. Woodland School Woodland School n.d. Interior, Woodland School classroom scene with a recreation of an airport and planes on the floor. Identified on back of photograph as Miss McBee's Flying Field.

18. Circus Act Circus Act May, 1961 Billy Siegrist Troupe, "Flying Act".

19. Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century May 3, 1905 Article gives short history of TWA and statistics of the flying fleet.

20. Curtiss Flying Service Get Under Way Curtiss Flying Service Get Under Way May 28, 1929 Article about Curtiss Flying Service, the new private airline service.