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Link to Image Titled: New Swallow Airplane
Title/Object Name: New Swallow Airplane
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1924
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Side view of the New Swallow Airplane manufactured by the Swallow Airplane Manufacturing Company. Swallow Field was located at 2401 North Hillside.
Keywords: Transportation, aviation, plane.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1934


Link to Image Titled: Walter Beech and his plane
Title/Object Name: Walter Beech and his plane
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1925
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Walter Beech and his "Travel Air B6" Special Racing Plane for the National Air Tour. Travel Air Manufacturing Company was located on East Central.
Keywords: Aviation, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl592


Link to Image Titled: Maiden Wichita
Title/Object Name: Maiden Wichita
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1925
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View of "Maiden Wichita," first airplane produced by Travel Air Manufacturing Company. Prototype for Travel Air Model 4000 was powered by Wright J4 radial engine.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Herb Rawdon Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms81-06.12.7.37


Link to Image Titled: Walter H. Beech and Brice Goldsborough
Title/Object Name: Walter H. Beech and Brice Goldsborough
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1926
Physical Details: 10 x 8 inches
Description: Walter H. Beech (left) and Brice Goldsborough pose by their Travel Air B6 airplane. They teamed to win 1926 Ford Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, people, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter H. and Olive Ann Beech Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms97-02.3.2.1


Link to Image Titled: Edgar B. Smith
Title/Object Name: Edgar B. Smith
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1926
Physical Details: 7 x 9 inches
Description: Commercial photographer Edgar B. Smith posed with his bi-plane. Smith’s aerial photographs of downtown Wichita gave Wichitans a previously unseen view of their city.
Keywords: Business and industry, aviation, airplanes, photography, people, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Smith,Edgar


Link to Image Titled: Dallas Spirit Airplane
Title/Object Name: Dallas Spirit Airplane
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1927
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Refueling the Swallow Airplane Company "Dallas Spirit" Monoplane. This plane was lost at sea during the Dole Race. The Swallow Airplane Company was located at 2401 North Hillside.
Keywords: Aviation, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl579


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Title/Object Name: "Woolaroc" and Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1927
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Travel Air Model 5000 flown nonstop from San Francisco to Honolulu by Arthur C. Goebel, fifth from right, to win Dole Race. Designers of airplane, Walter Burnham and Herb Rawdon, are second and third from left. Others, from left, are Howard Baccus, William Hauselman, "Pinky" Grimes, Ted Cochran, Ralph Morton, Harold Brooks, Horace Weihmiller and Clarence Clark.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Herb Rawdon Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms81-06.12.7.17


Link to Image Titled: Cessna Aircraft Company
Title/Object Name: Cessna Aircraft Company
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1927
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Seventeen men stand on wing of prototype model of Cessna cabin monoplane. Stunt was to demonstrate strength of airplane without wing struts. Photograph taken August 1927.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, people, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Dwane Wallace Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms98-18.21.7.1


Link to Image Titled: Travel Air factory interior
Title/Object Name: Travel Air factory interior
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Travel Air factory production scene
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, people, Travel Air Manufacturing Company, airplanes, interiors.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Herb Rawdon Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms81-6.12.7.1


Link to Image Titled: Travel Air Factory
Title/Object Name: Travel Air Factory
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1928
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Interior view of Travel Air factory on southeast corner of Central Avenue and Webb Road. Employee works on partially completed fuselage of Travel Air airplane.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Herb Rawdon Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms81-06.12.7.33


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