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1. Airplanes Airplanes Two photographs of planes over Kansas City Municipal Airport. One is Braniff airliner, the other TWA.

2. Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect June 11, 1905 Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith (1866-1948), a prominent Kansas City architect. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1887 as a draftsman for architect William...

3. Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt 1954 Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, smiling, taken at Kansas City Municipal Airport.

4. Fall Air Meet to Sell Aviation: Armistice Day Air Meet. .. Fall Air Meet to Sell Aviation: Armistice Day Air Meet. .. November/6/1928 Formal celebration of the acquisition of the Kansas City Municipal Airport.

5. Finest Airport on Earth Finest Airport on Earth March/15/1935 Photo and brief history of the Kansas City Municipal Airport (later called the Downtown Airport) "between North Kansas City and Kansas City proper," dedicated in 1927 and opened in 1929 with four airlines...

6. Never to Be Forgotten: After 70 Years, People Still Gather at Spot Rockne Was Killed Never to Be Forgotten: After 70 Years, People Still Gather at Spot Rockne Was Killed April/1/2001 Photos, map, and article about the plane crash in 1931 killing legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne near Bazaar, Kansas. Description of his life and career as a leading football coach, until...

7. New Reduced Winter Fares! Hanford Slashes Rates! New Reduced Winter Fares! Hanford Slashes Rates! January//1937 Full page ad, map, and illustration for Hanford Airlines, flying "the hub route" out of Kansas City Municipal Airport to various cities in each direction.

8. Passenger Station, Night View, Kansas City Municipal Airport Passenger Station, Night View, Kansas City Municipal Airport 1930 Postcard of Municipal Airport with accompanying text.

9. Richard Corliss Photograph Collection Finding Aid Richard Corliss Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1945-1960 Richard Corliss was born in Springfield, Massachussetts, in 1915 and moved to Kansas City in 1944. He worked as a freelance photographer, capturing scenes for sale to local news agencies. His collection...

10. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid 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...

11. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page f004 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page f004 1940-1950 Graphic Map of Volumes and Key to Sanborn Map of Kansas City, Vol. 2 (corrected to October 1950), showing Kansas City area bounded by the Missouri River on the north, Elmwood Avenue on the east, 15th Street...

12. The Day the Champ Visited Our Camp The Day the Champ Visited Our Camp June 26, 2005 Author recalls meeting boxer Jack Dempsey at the Kansas City Municipal Airport in June, 1933.

13. Wheeler Downtown Airport Wheeler Downtown Airport August 17, 2007 "The Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, which helped Kansas City become a major player of the early aviation era, observes its 80th birthday today. Charles Lindbergh dedicated the Kansas City Municipal...