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41. Residential Area Residential Area ca. 1930 Aerial view of unidentified residential area. Possibly Kansas City, Kansas and Fairfax area. River in view as well as what appears to be oil storage units.

42. Residential Area Residential Area ca. 1930 Aerial view of unidentified residential area, perhaps Kansas City, Kansas. River seen in top of photograph.

43. Residential Area Residential Area ca. 1930 Aerial view of unidentified residential location.

44. 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...

45. Railroad Tracks and Grain Elevators Railroad Tracks and Grain Elevators ca. 1930 Aerial view of unidentified railroad tracks and grain elevators.

46. Railroad Track Railroad Track ca. 1930 Aerial view of unidentified railroad track near residential area.

47. 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."...

48. Proctor and Gamble Complex Proctor and Gamble Complex ca. 1930 Aerial view of Procter and Gamble plant and grounds; located at Kansas Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

49. Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 August/28/1968 Article recalling the mock air battle on August 28, 1918, over Swope Park, by the British-American Flying Mission touring the country to provide the public better understanding of airplanes and their utilization...

50. Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience' Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience' April 1, 2011 In-depth article about Nelson Krueger, airline pilot for Trans World Airlines (TWA), who captained the specially outfitted plane for Pope John Paul during the week of Oct. 1-7, 1979, on the Pope's first...

51. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park ca. 1930 Aerial view looking northwest near 33rd and Summit. The Liberty Memorial is in view as well as distant view of Hospital Hill.

52. Pembroke Country Day School Pembroke Country Day School ca. 1930 Looking northeast at the intersection of Ward Parkway and State Line Road, showing the campus of Pembroke Country Day School.

53. 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.

54. Patek at Peace Patek at Peace April 25, 2004 Article describes the trials and triumphs of Fred Patek, shortstop for the Kansas City Royals during the 1970's. Patek, at 5' 5", is considered one of the most successful "small" shortstops to play major...

55. 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,...

56. Packing Houses in West Bottoms Packing Houses in West Bottoms ca. 1930 Aerial view looking east across the Kansas River near west end of the Kansas Avenue Bridge; shows Cudahy Packing Company, Swift and Company, and the Kansas City Stockyards.

57. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute 1999 Photo and biographical description of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "a civil engineer involved in bridge building, glider design, and flying machines," native to France and emigrating to Kansas City in 1867,...

58. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute 1953 Biographical sketch of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "the friend, mentor, and most important correspondent of the Wrights [the Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur]." Description of Chanute's life and career,...

59. 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...

60. Nicolai & Michaelis Nicolai & Michaelis ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Nicolai & Michaelis showing a chained dog lunging, teeth bared, at a man tumbling over a fence, his belongings flying every where. Caption says: "The dog I left behind me." Back of...