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Clyde Cessna and his 1916 airplane, the first Cessna aircraft built in Wichita, Kansas. This photo was taken at Beaver, Oklahoma, with part of the Beaver Boosters.
This photograph can be used to facilitate discussion regarding the development of Clyde Cessna's airplanes. In addition, the photo can be used when discussing the development of the aviation industry in Wichita.
KS: 7th: 4.6.A.: significance of the work of entrepreneurial Kansans in the aviation industry
Item Number: 816
Call Number: B Cessna, Clyde *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 816
Business and Industry - Aviation - Production - Cessna
Business and Industry - Aviation - Research and development
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Entrepreneur
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1880s to 1920s (Benchmark 4) - Aviation entrepreneurs (Indicator 6) - Clyde Cessna
Date - 1910s - 1916
People - Men
People - Notable Kansans
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870-1920
Transportation - Air Travel - Companies - Cessna
Type of Material - Photographs