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Curtiss-wright Flying ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
George R Bauer
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
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...
T. C. Baker Farm
Aerial view of T. C. Baker farm.
Swope Park, Lagoon & Boat House
Postcard of Lagoon and Boathouse at Swope Park
Strangers in the Night
Discusses the history of UFO sightings in Kansas.
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.
Stockyards, Kansas City
Aerial view looking north from 23rd Street Viaduct across the Kansas City Stockyards; shows American Royal Building.
Stockyards and West Bottoms
Aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct visible.
Aerial view, looking northeast, of Southwest Boulevard near Schutte Lumber Company, located at 2931 Southwest Boulevard.
Soaring above Kansas City, Newsboy in Balloon
Photographic postcard of a 1908 Kansas City Star newsboy in prop hot air balloon
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.
Seth E. Ward Residence
Postcard of the Seth E. Ward Residence
SC8-2 Local Schools Collection Finding Aid
This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.
SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
SC118 Local Restaurant Recipe Collection Finding Aid
This collection consists of recipes from local Kansas City restaurants compiled by reference librarians from the Kansas City Public Library. The recipes primarily appeared in the Kansas City Star and were...
Photo and description of the flying career of black baseball pitcher Leroy Robert Paige, or Satchel Paige (~1907-1982), traveling around the country in barnstorming appearances as a baseball player starting...
Aerial view of residential district Romanelli Gardens near 69th and Wornall Road.
Roger Fowler, Barnstormer
Postcard of early-day aviator, Roger Fowler, in flight
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...
Aerial view of unidentified riverfront area.
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...
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