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This photograph shows the Stearman C-3B, the first model of Stearman airplane produced in Wichita after the company moved to Kansas from Venice, California. The C-3B was designed for both mail and passenger service. In addition, it was the type of plane Charles Lindbergh used to survey air routes for Transcontinental and Western Airways.

Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
Date: Possibly 1927

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This photograph can be used to introduce Stearman's role in the development of the Kansas aviation industry.

KS: 7th: 4.6.A.: significance of the work of entrepreneurial Kansans in the aviation industry

Item Number: 213357
Call Number: TL.500 Ste.A C3B.*2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213357

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