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Link to Image Titled: Marcellus M. Murdock
Title/Object Name: Marcellus M. Murdock
Creator: Baldwin and Son
Date Original: Circa 1892
Physical Details: 2.75 x 3.5
Description: Studio portrait of Marcellus Murdock as a young boy. As a young man, Murdock worked in various positions at the Wichita Eagle, a newspaper founded by his father, Marshall M. Murdock. In 1907 he assumed the position of publisher and eventually bought the rival paper, the Wichita Beacon. His interest in aviation led him to become a pilot in 1929 and to help create the Wichita Municipal airport at that time. He was a booster for Wichita and active in civic affairs throughout his life (1883-1970).
Keywords: People, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Murdock,Marcellus-1


Link to Image Titled: Crash of Cessna Airplane
Title/Object Name: Crash of Cessna Airplane
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1911
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Crash of Cessna airplane in Spring 1911. The crash occurred in the Salt Plains in Oklahoma.
Keywords: Aviation, people, automobile
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl580


Link to Image Titled: Curtiss Biplane at Walnut Grove Air Meet
Title/Object Name: Curtiss Biplane at Walnut Grove Air Meet
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1911
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Curtiss Biplane at an air meet in Walnut Grove, just north of the city.
Keywords: Aviation, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl584


Link to Image Titled: First airplane flown in Wichita at the Walnut Grove air meet
Title/Object Name: First airplane flown in Wichita at the Walnut Grove air meet
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1911
Physical Details: 3.5 x 5.5 inches
Description: First airplane flown in Wichita at the Walnut Grove air meet, north of the city. Eugene Ely pilots a Curtiss bi-plane during Wichita's first air show.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, public events, Eugene Ely, airplane, horses.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Kansas and the West Aviation Photographs
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_tms353.0.0.1


Link to Image Titled: National Balloon Race
Title/Object Name: National Balloon Race
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1915
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: National Balloon Race held October 1915 on Ackerman's Island at the baseball park, adjacent to Wonderland Park. Sponsored under the auspices of the newly organized Wichita Aero Club.
Keywords: Transportation, parks, balloons, people, fashion, sports and recreation, aviation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl559


Link to Image Titled: National Balloon Race
Title/Object Name: National Balloon Race
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1915
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: National Balloon Race held October 1915 on Ackerman's Island at the baseball park, adjacent to Wonderland Park. Sponsored under the auspices of the newly organized Wichita Aero Club.
Keywords: Transportation, parks, balloons, people, sports and recreation, aviation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl571


Link to Image Titled: Curtiss Oriole Plane
Title/Object Name: Curtiss Oriole Plane
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1920
Physical Details: 6 x 9.5 inches
Description: Curtiss Oriole Plane.
Keywords: Aviation, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl588


Link to Image Titled: Curtiss Oriole Plane
Title/Object Name: Curtiss Oriole Plane
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1920
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Curtiss Oriole Airplane.
Keywords: Aviation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl2018


Link to Image Titled: Mattie Laird in Cockpit
Title/Object Name: Mattie Laird in Cockpit
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1921
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Mattie Laird in the cockpit of a Laird Swallow.
Keywords: Aviation, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl581


Link to Image Titled: Walter H. Beech and Laird Swallow
Title/Object Name: Walter H. Beech and Laird Swallow
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1922
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Walter H. Beech piloting three-place open cockpit Laird Swallow biplane in Wichita. Men in front places not identified. Beech's name is painted on plane marking his place. Laird Swallow airplanes were built in Wichita from 1919 to 1923.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, people, airplanes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter H. and Olive Ann Beech Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_tms408.9.factory.9


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