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This article from the Topeka Capital details the success of the airplane building effort in Wichita, Kansas, and its monetary impact on other cities and towns in the state. In particular, many parts and other production-related items were sub-contracted to factories in towns like Coffeyville and Hutchinson.

Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: May 7, 1944

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This article can be used to help students understand the impact of the growth of the aviation industry on Kansas during World War II.

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

Item Number: 213693
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 4, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213693

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