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Airport, Wichita, Kansas

Airport, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photo of the exterior of the control tower at the Wichita, Kansas, airport.


Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas

Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: April 19, 1953
A photograph of the Manhattan Municipal Airport dedication at Manhattan, Kansas. Mayor Richard Dean Rogers was involved in building the airport.


Airport terminal in McPherson, Kansas

Airport terminal in McPherson, Kansas
Date: Between 1955 and 1960
This is a photograph of the airport terminal and café in McPherson, Kansas.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: May 20, 1932
A photograph of Amelia Earhart taking off in a modified Lockheed Vega from Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, for her transatlantic flight.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: May 20, 1932
A photograph of Amelia Earhart taking off in a Lockheed Vega from an airport in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, for her solo transatlantic flight.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: May 20, 1932
A photograph showing Amelia Earhart at the controls of a modified Lockheed Vega taking off from Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, for her transatlantic flight.


Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Kansas

Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1959
This is a photo of the Fairfax Airport, Kansas City, Ks., with several buildings and airplanes in view.


Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas

Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Emergency Relief Commission
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
A photograph of the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. The airport was active between the years 1921 and 1985.


Farmland

Farmland
Date: Between 1945 and 1959
Aerial view of the farmland between Wanamaker and Urish Roads along Huntoon Street in Topeka, Kansas. The Mel Perkuhn farm and Huntoon Airport Inc. are in view.


Flight

Flight
Creator: Gage, Robert Merrell
Date: 1921
Bronze sculpture by Robert Merrell Gage (1892-1981) honoring Topekan L. Philip Billard (1891-1918). Male figure with arms outstretched soaring upwards. Billard was a noted early aviator, purchasing his first plane from fellow Topekan Albin Longren in 1912. In 1916 he was made a Captain in the Kansas National Guard and tasked with developing the State's first aviation unit. In August of 1917, shortly after the U.S. entered World War I, he enlisted in the regular Army and became a test pilot in France, where he was killed in a crash on July 24, 1918. The statue was commissioned by the Topeka Rotary Club, of which Billard was a member. The artist, Topeka-born Robert Merrell Gage, was a nationally known sculptor and a World War I veteran himself.


Governor John Carlin and Elizabeth Dole in Wichita, Kansas

Governor John Carlin and Elizabeth Dole in Wichita, Kansas
Date: November 17, 1983
This is a photograph showing Governor John Carlin and Elizabeth Dole, Secretary of Transportation, cutting the ribbon at the Wichita Traffic Control Tower in Wichita, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s - 2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Subjects included in this part of the collection are: airports, animals, antiques, and attractions.


Municipal Airport hangar and administration building in Wichita, Kansas

Municipal Airport hangar and administration building in Wichita, Kansas
Creator: M-S News CO., Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1935
This is a postcard showing the Municipal Airport hangar and administration building in Wichita, Kansas.


Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas

Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1970
A map of Pittsburg, Kansas, noting unpaved streets, program areas, and rent subsidized housing. It also shows the area for the Pittsburg State Teachers College and the Pittsburg Municipal Airport.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Topeka Municipal Airport, Topeka, Kansas

Topeka Municipal Airport, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
An aerial view of the Topeka Municipal Airport, Topeka, Kansas, showing the runways and buildings. With funds and labor from the Works Progress Administration, the airport constructed three asphalted runways, installed tile drains along the runways to carry away surface and subsoil water, and a large stone hangar.


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