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This article from the Topeka Daily Capital covers the rapid decline in aviation industry jobs at the end of World War II. In particular, Wichita, Kansas, lost 22,000 aviation industry-related jobs by June 1945.

Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: June 14, 1945

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This article can be used to help students understand not only the impact of Kansas aviation companies on World War II, but the impact of the end of the war on aviation companies in Kansas such as Boeing, Stearman, Beechcraft, and Cessna.

KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II

Item Number: 213717
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213717

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