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Holland, Louis E (Lou...
Donald J Mrozeek
George R Bauer
James W Leyerzapf
Jim F Heath
Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation
From the Archives
One paragraph about the presentation of an archive collection of the Holland family to the Jackson County Historical Society by Mrs. Lou Holland.
Frustrations of a Missouri Small Businessman: Lou E. Holland in Wartime Washington
Photos, illustrations, and article about the experiences of "Kansas City business leader [and aviation leader]" Lou Holland (1878-1960) in World War II "as the first chairman of the Smaller War Plants...
Hitting the Defense Jackpot
Article about the war-time trend led by Holland of small manufacturers "pooling" together "to qualify for bidding as a prime contractor" for military manufacturing contracts.
Kansas City Points the Way: A Lesson for Nation in Faith and Work
Said to be no soup kitchens in Kansas City, unusual "[c]ompared with other sections of the country."
Kansas City Tells Some Results of First Two Years' Promotion
Report by Holland of Kansas City's resilient economy with industrial and other businesses in time of Depression.
Leaders in Our Town
Photo and bio of Lou Holland, chairman of the Holland Engraving Company and "father of the Municipal airport, the Chamber of Commerce president who had the full vision of the air age in the 1920s." Description...
Photos and newspaper clippings about men connected with local aviation, including Lou Holland, Octave Chanute, Orville Wright, Charles Lindbergh, et al.
Photo and biographical description of Lou Holland, a prominent Kansas City aviation promoter "from the 1920s until his death in 1960," becoming president of the Chamber of Commerce and "instrumental in...
Biographical sketch of Lou Holland, president of the Holland Engraving Company. He was born in New York in 1878 and came to Kansas City in 1902 as an engraver, establishing his own company in 1916, and...
Head and shoulders portrait of Lou Holland; photo autographed and dated Oct. 21, 1938.
Short biography of Kansas Citian Lou Holland (1878-1960) written by Donald B. Oster. Holland was a promoter of aviation for the city. Includes citations.
Lou Holland, Henry McElroy, and Other Men
Six men in suits and hats standing in a lot. The man on the far right is Lou Holland, an early promoter of Kansas City aviation; next to him is former city manager Henry McElroy. The photograph was likely...
Municipal Airport Dedication
Lou Holland, Conrad Mann and other unidentified people at airport dedication.
Municipal Airport Survey of Air Corps Reserve Officers Association of Greater Kansas City
Report by Lou Holland, a local engraver and aviation promoter, on the selection of "the most suitable tract of land that can be used for a permanent Municipal Airport to serve Greater Kansas City."
Nearest by Air to Everywhere: Aviation Promotion in Kansas City: 1925-1931
Thorough discussion of subject matter, referring to Louis Holland as the local aviation movement's leader.
Obituary for L. Garratt Holland
May 7, 2005
Holland, son of Lou E. Holland, known by some as the ''Father of Aviation'' in Kansas City, died May 4, 2005. Holland graduated from Northeast High School in 1931. After his service in the U.S. Army, Garratt...
Organizing Small Business during World War II: The Experience of the Kansas City Region
Article about the effects of World War II on the local economy, and small businesses in particular. Description of the efforts to bring more war-related business here by Senator Truman and Lou E. Holland....
Retirement Luncheon for Lou Holland
November 23, 1931
Staff luncheon in honor of Lou Holland's retirement.
Supremacy in Achievements
Photos of Lou Holland (superintendent) and R. B. Teachenor (president) of the Teachenor-Bartburger Engraving Company in 1915.
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