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1. A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did April/27/1947 Photos and biographical article about William Paul Odom, or William Odom, a record-setting airplane pilot "reared in Kansas City and learn[ing] to fly here ten years ago." Born in Belton, Missouri, about...

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Captain John Weller (1825-1884), a real estate developer and former riverboat captain. Born in Illinois in 1825 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri in 1854 as a farmer before operating...

3. About Town: Man Ready to Fly Again to Make Santa Real About Town: Man Ready to Fly Again to Make Santa Real January/25/1975 File containing a photo and biographical article about James Walker, a retired 80-year-old pilot (in 1975) preparing "to duplicate an airplane flight of 50 years ago [Christmas Eve of 1925) which would...

4. Across U. S. by Water Again, after 34 Years Across U. S. by Water Again, after 34 Years July/29/1959 Photo and biographical article about John Hogg, "former Kansas Citian and contributor to The Star" and "67-year-old free lance writer-photographer. ..repeating his adventure of 34 years ago when he was...

5. Aerial View of Plane and Pilot Aerial View of Plane and Pilot circa 1930s Aerial view of an airplane pilot standing in cockpit--possibly performing an stunt--flying above an industrial area and river.

6. Airplane and Aviators Airplane and Aviators 1926 Two couples, identified as Mr. and Mrs. Russel Dick and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gregory, posed in front of airplane.

7. Airplane and Pilot Ben Gregory Airplane and Pilot Ben Gregory 1923 Pilot identified as Ben Gregory in cockpit of plane that says "Passenger Service, Gregory Front D[rive] Motor Cars & Tr[ucks]."

8. Albin Longren Albin Longren 1999 Photo and bio of Albin Kasper Longren, or Albin Longren (1882-1950), "a barnstormer, exhibition flyer, and a builder, designer, engineer, and manufacturer of airplanes," native to Leonardville, Kansas...

9. Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart October 17, 1933 Aviator Amelia Earhart casually sitting in a chair, her knees doubled up beneath her, at the Hotel Baltimore. Earhart was in Kansas City to give a lecture at the Grand Avenue Temple on “Flying for Fun.”...

10. Aviation: With the National Air Transport on Its Third Birthday as Operator of Its Air Mail Line in Aviation: With the National Air Transport on Its Third Birthday as Operator of Its Air Mail Line in and out of Kansas City May/12/1929 Photo and caption about "the quartet of veteran mail flyers" in Kansas City since "the day the air mail was inaugurated, May 12, 1926."

11. Aviator Art Goebel Aviator Art Goebel circa 1930s Aviator Art Goebel and another man standing outside of the Art Goebel School of Flying at Municipal Airport.

12. Aviator Roscoe Turner Aviator Roscoe Turner circa 1930s Aviator Roscoe Turner sitting in the cockpit of a plane, posing with an unidentified man.

13. Aviator Roscoe Turner Aviator Roscoe Turner circa 1930s Aviator Roscoe Turner in cockpit of plane shaking hands with unidentified man. An African American male standing nearby.

14. Ben Gregory Ben Gregory May 25, 1905 Entry listing Ben Gregory as retired and living at 2001 Northeast 34th Street Terrace with wife Claudia Gregory, but not listed under either pilots or inventors elsewhere in the directory.

15. Ben Gregory Ben Gregory 1999 Photos and biographical description of Ben Gregory (1889-1974), a Kansas City pilot and race car enthusiast born in Macon, Missouri, starting as a barnstormer in the 1920s with his "Fly with Ben" airplane...

16. Ben Gregory Ben Gregory February 21, 1974 Obituary for Ben Gregory, a long-time aviator and inventor giving many Kansas Citians their first airplane rides, dying at the age of 84.

17. Betty Peck Betty Peck December/15/1960 Obituary for Betty Peck, a Kansas City airplane pilot and wife of Frank Robert Peck, dying in Honolulu in 1960.

18. Bill Ong Bill Ong 1999 Photo and bio of William Ong, or Bill Ong, "businessman and aviation pioneer" learning to fly "in 1927 at the Bennett Eaglerock Sales Co. Flying School at Richards Field, located in what is now downtown...

19. Blue Skies Blue Skies August//1995 Photo and biographical article about Burton Dole, a pilot and chairman of the "Nellcor/Puritan-Bennett" company with "home-care and aviation branch" in Kansas City.

20. Bones Revive Earhart Mystery Bones Revive Earhart Mystery December 18, 2010 Scientists at the University of Oklahoma are analyzing “three bone fragments found on a deserted South Pacific island” that could be those of aviatrix Amelia Earhart. The International Group for Historic...