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A photograph of Clyde Vernon Cessna, 1879-1954, inside a Comet airplane. Cessna was an aviation pioneer and founder of the Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas.

Date: Between 1900 and 1920

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This photograph can be used to discuss Cessna's career in the aviation industry, and his importance to Wichita and Kansas.

KS:4th:1.1

Item Number: 210414
Call Number: B Cessna, Cyde *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210414

Clyde Cessna Travel Air Company new plant and plane Wichita - "The air capital of America" location, terrain and weather make city aviation center

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