This photograph shows the Longren aircraft factory circa 1920. Various pieces for building airplane wings are laid out on the tables, including large sections of wings that have already been partially assembled.
Creator: Longren, Albin K., 1882-1950
This photo of Longren's factory in Topeka helps students see how the production process worked, as well as the space required to build airplanes and their many components.
KS: 7th: 4.6.A.: significance of the work of entrepreneurial Kansans in the aviation industry
Item Number: 213301
Call Number: TL500 Lon.M.1920c*20
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213301
Business and Industry - Aviation - Production - Longren
Collections - Photograph - Longren, Albin K.
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1880s to 1920s (Benchmark 4) - Aviation entrepreneurs (Indicator 6) - Alvin Longren - Albin Longren
Date - 1920s - 1920
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Longren, Albin K.
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870 - 1920
Transportation - Air Travel - Aeroplanes
Transportation - Air Travel - Companies - Longren
Type of Material - Photographs