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Curtiss-wright Flying ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
George R Bauer
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Edward Porterfield, Jr.
April 12, 1905
Reprint of an article from Kansas City Star clippings (June 26, 1927) about Edward Porterfield, Jr., designer and operator of the airplane manufacturing plant at 24th and Harrison Streets in Kansas City...
Fairfax Industrial Airport
Aerial view of Fairfax Industrial Airport. Noted on back of photograph that Curtiss Wright is at the northern end of the field.
Fairfax Industrial and Municipal Airports
Aerial view, looking east, of Fairfax Industrial and Municipal airports.
Flags Are Flying on Grand
August 17, 2007
Grand Boulevard has become Grand Boulevard of the Americas and will have 152 vinyl flags flying along it that represent a tribute to the 35 nations of the Organization of American States. James M. Malouff...
Fliers on Way to Iowa
Description of the mock air battle August 28, 1918, conducted by the British-American Flying Mission in its tour across the country to provide the public a better understanding of airplanes and how they...
Story describing business prosperity and growth in the area surrounding Kansas City International Airport.
Flying High with Corporate Jets
Article about private corporate jets.
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...
Flying Home With Mr. Red Top
This article is an extensive interview with local jazz musician Ben Kynard. He recalls his early years as well as his memories of early Kansas City jazz. His relationship with jazz musician Lionel Hampton...
Article about the record-breaking demonstration of aviation with the American Legion.
Review of Izumi.
Fox Flying House Aircraft
Side view of Fox Flying House at Municipal Airport.
From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris
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...
G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co.
Advertising card for G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co. showing an image of a house and windmill bordered by flowers and flying birds. Card is embossed. Back of card says: "Bernheimers'. Popular and Progressive...
Genealogy of the Richards Family
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),...
Gilbert L. Worley, Jr.
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...
Glesner, Ross, & Co.
Advertising card for "Glesner, Ross, & Co., Manufacturing Confectioners” showing two hummingbirds flying around flowers. Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card: Kansas City, Mo. No street...
Distant view of Goodyear Blimp flying over unidentified portion of Kansas City.
Distant view of Goodyear Blimp flying over downtown Kansas City.
Grand Boulevard Gets an Even Grander Name
April 15, 2008
"Grand Boulevard in downtown Kansas City was officially dedicated Grand Boulevard of the Americas on Monday with flags from 34 countries adorning light poles along the roadway." The flags of 152 countries...
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