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Curtiss-wright Flying ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
George R Bauer
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
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.
Promotional postcard of Gertrude Breton, woman daredevil
Wilcox & White Organ Co.
Advertising card for Wilcox & White Organ Co. showing a boy pushing a large egg along the ground and a bird flying in front of it. Front of card says: "Wilcox & White Organs. Few Equals--No Superiors..."...
Western Air Fokker
Group portrait of unidentified people from the "Fox Flying House Party", before a Western Air Fokker.
Aerial view looking west along Mulberry Street in the West Bottoms; shows Kansas City Furniture Manufacturing Company, Davis Paint, and unidentified grain elevators.
Aerial view looking east across the West Bottoms from Kansas City, Kansas. Includes view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, as well as the 2nd Hannibal Bridge and the ASB bridge. Both the Kansas and Missouri...
Aerial view looking north near 29th and Southwest Boulevard. Stockyards, train roundhouse, Kansas and Missouri Rivers in view.
Walnut Street, North from 12th Street
Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 12th Street
Walnut Street, North from 10th Street
Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 10th Street
University of Kansas
Aerial view of buildings, stadium, and grounds of the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
Union Station and Liberty Memorial
Aerial view, looking northeast, near 29th and Southwest Boulevard; shows Union Station, Liberty Memorial, and train roundhouse.
Aerial view, looking north, of Union Station; also shows BMA Building and a portion of Main Street.
Aerial view looking east over near 25th and Southwest Boulevard; shows Union Station, West Side. Identified on back as "Penn Ave. Viaduct & Union Sta."
Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century
May 3, 1905
Article gives short history of TWA and statistics of the flying fleet.
Theodore Roosevelt in Kansas City
2 photographic postcards of Theodore Roosevelt and his Sept. 1, 1910 visit to Kansas City
The Victory Loan Flying Circus in St. Louis and Kansas City, April 14 and 30, 1919
Overview of the activities of the Victory Loan Flying Circus, a traveling US Army Air Service air show. Designed to promote the Victory Loan Drive, the final American war bond drive of World War I, the...
The Royal Kingbirds of Kauffman Stadium
Article spotlights the spring migration of kingbirds from southern Mexico to Kansas City's own Kauffman Stadium. The kingbirds begin nesting near the end of April, feasting on the abundance of flying insects...
The Pins Are In!
August 25, 2004
Kessler Park now has a disc golf course after its supporters spent the last four years meeting with Parks and Recreation, PIAC representatives, neighborhood associations and other businesses and supporters....
The Aviatrix and the University: Amelia Earhart at Purdue
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...
Temporary Flying Field in Kansas City
Report on the one year temporary flying field approved by the federal government.
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