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21. History on the Fly History on the Fly July 19, 2009 Photographs and article about the Airline History Museum, 201 N. W. Lou Holland Drive (Wheeler Airport). The main attractions of the museum are the restored planes: the Lockheed Super-G Constellation (commonly...

22. Hughes Kept Them Guessing Here, Too Hughes Kept Them Guessing Here, Too April/6/1976 Photos and obituary article about Howard Hughes (1905-1976), controlling owner of TWA or Trans World Airlines in Kansas City from the 1930s to the 1960s. Stories about his eccentric and unpredictable appearances...

23. In Search of Mr. Hughes In Search of Mr. Hughes January 23, 2005 Article explores the connection of Howard Hughes to Kansas City through his involvement with TWA Airlines. The recollections of Hughes by TWA employees are included as well as his contacts with engineer...

24. Incoming Incoming August 17-23, 2006 Article describes the 2006 replacement of the TWA Moonliner II, a 35-foot replica of a hypothetical TWA passenger rocket to the Moon, on the roof of the TWA Building at 18th and Baltimore. The rocket,...

25. Is Modern Worth Saving? Is Modern Worth Saving? August 13, 2006 The TWA rehab project represents a significant architectural issue: What makes a modern building worth saving? Historic preservation of the TWA building at 18th and Baltimore Avenue will be complete in...

26. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport circa 1970s Aerial view of buildings believed to be located at or near Kansas City International Airport. One of the buildings has a TWA sign on it. Also shows parking lots near the buildings.

27. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport circa 1970s Exterior view, looking toward the east showing a portion of what is believed to be terminal A. Eastern Airlines jets are positioned around the outside. The control tower is in view as well as what may...

28. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport n.d. Aerial view of Kansas City International Airport looking toward the northeast. The TWA overhaul buildings are also in view. The control tower and runways are in view as well as airplanes located around...

29. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport circa 1970s Aerial view of Kansas City International Airport with the three terminals and control tower in view as well as part of the runways. Airplanes are in view at the terminals. The TWA overhaul facility is...

30. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport circa 1970s Exterior view of the Kansas City International Airport, looking toward the southeast. Terminal A is visible and most of Terminal C can be seen in the distance. The control tower and the TWA maintenance...

31. KC Themes Enliven Hotel KC Themes Enliven Hotel May 16, 2014 Article announces that the former Holiday Inn hotel located at 801 Westport Road will officially become the 816 Hotel as of May 22, 2014. Details of the nearly $500,000 renovation of the building are provided....

32. Largest Kansas City Area Employers Largest Kansas City Area Employers November 15, 1982 Largest 27 employers in the Kansas City area in 1982: (1) federal government, 22,000, (2) Trans World Airlines, 7,600, (3) General Motors Corporation, 7,500, (4) Bendix Corporation, 7,183, (5) Hallmark...

33. Leader: Alfred E. Jordan Leader: Alfred E. Jordan November 1965 Photo and biographical article about Alfred Jordan, "vice president of Trans World Airlines," joining the company in 1932 as "an 18-year-old mechanic's helper" and being promoted to an executive with "office...

34. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of John Collings, executive vice-president of Trans World Airlines, or TWA. Description of his life and career, starting as a news reporter in Texas after moving from his native Virginia...

35. Life-Changing Law Life-Changing Law June 29, 2014 Several residents of Kansas City whose lives were impacted by the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act are interviewed. The interviewees discuss how the law affected access to jobs, access to housing,...

36. Memories Take Wing Memories Take Wing January 27, 2008 Article reports on the 2007 Silver Wings International, Inc., Convention that took place in Kansas City. The organization--celebrating its 20th Anniversary-- is made up of more than 1,000 retired Trans...

37. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport 1964-03-13 Exterior view of the TWA entrance at Municipal Airport.

38. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport March 22, 2006 The "Postcards of Historic Northeast" column features the Municipal Airport in this issue. Picture includes the airport and a TWA DC-2 airplane. An account of the dedication of the airport and the visit...

39. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport circa 1950 View of Kansas City's Municipal Airport looking toward the northeast. The airport terminal building is in view as well as a portion of the runway. Several prop airplanes can be seen, including at least...

40. Municipal Airport Information Booths Municipal Airport Information Booths 1959-05-06 Interior view of Municipal Airport showing the Trans World Airline information area and other information booths.