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George R Bauer
Askren, Robert G
9th Street Between Main and Wyandotte
Looking west from Main Street along the north side of 9th Street. The second building on the north is the New York Life Building with its bronze eagle designed by sculptor Louis Saint-Gaudens. The building...
Air Age Mark in Jet Flight
August 3, 1959
First jet passenger plane out of Kansas City, leaving for Los Angeles, California.
Airline Service Here to a New Peak
May 11, 1937
This 1937 article gives schedules and airplane descriptions for Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc. (TWA), Hanford Airlines, Braniff Airways, and United. It gives a schedule for the new Sky Hawk that...
Two photographs of planes over Kansas City Municipal Airport. One is Braniff airliner, the other TWA.
Airplanes before Terminal Building and Skyline
Terminal building with Kansas City skyline in background; also shows row of TWA DC-3s in front of terminal.
File containing information pertaining to American Airlines, the company that bought out TWA in 2001.
An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 18, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Includes typed list of...
At First, They were 'Sky Girls'
May 22, 2005
History of the first airlline flight attendants contains a section on Kansas Citian, Ona Gieschen, who worked for TWA starting in 1948.
Aviation Facilities Suffer Flood Damage
July 23, 1951
Summary of effects of the flood on the most severely hit airlines.
Barkley Ad Agency Shortens Its Name, Gets a New Logo
October 10, 2006
Article reports the shortening of the name of Barkley Evergreen and Partners advertising agency to "Barkley," along with the unveiling of a new, rocket-shaped logo. The agency moved into the refurbished...
Barkley Evergreen Takes Wing
November 12, 2005
Local ad agency, Barkley Evergreen & Partners, is planning on moving into the long vacant TWA Building in the Crossroads District. The building is at 18th and Baltimore and is presently owned by Bradley...
Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation
Blenheim Kindergarten Class
Interior view identified on back of photograph as Blenheim kindergarten. Unidentified children are gathered by a model TWA airplane.
Busch Voigts Obituary
April 10, 2011
Busch Voigts died January 24, 2011, in Sun City, Arizona. Voigts was "the grandson of two pioneer Johnson County families." Voigts did barnstorming throughout the West during the 1934-35 Depression years,...
Celebrating Preservation: 2007 HKCF Preservation Awards
Article on 2007 Preservation Awards includes information about the renovation of the following properties: Park Lane Apartments, Aladdin Hotel, Christian Church Hospital(Residences at West Paseo), Blossom...
Clifford Nowlin and Wife At Airport
View of educator Clifford Nowlin and wife standing with an unidentified TWA pilot, probably at the Municipal Airport.
Clifford Nowlin and Wife Boarding TWA Airplane
View of educator Clifford Nowlin and his wife getting reading to board a TWA airplane. Nowlin was principal at East High School at one time.
Connie Lovers Seek Donations
September 4, 2005
Article tells about Robert Cohn who is donating his extensive collection of airline, particularly TWA, memorabilia to help raise money for repairing the disabled Connie at the Airline History Museum.
Culture Economy: The Midwest's New Art City
A panel discussion about the relationship between art and economic development in Kansas City. Panel included Paul Tyler, David Ford, Porter Arneill, David Dowell, and Brad Nicholson. Article includes...
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