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Link to Image Titled: West Wichita
Title/Object Name: West Wichita
Creator:
Date Original: Circa 1938
Physical Details: 3.75 x 2.5 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking west across Arkansas River. Photo taken from top of Broadview Hotel. Bridge at left is the third bridge erected on that spot. The far bank of the river was constructed from fill obtained by the removal of Ackerman Island during a WPA project (see item wschm_S2-2.1.1). At right is memorial park and fountain installed in 1934 to commemorate Wichita banker Ben McLean. Business names in view include: Fred Wasson Oil Company, J. W. Johnston Wool & Fur Company, Hobbs Chevrolet Company Used Cars, and J. H. Turner. Davis Hall of Friends University is barely visible in the background.
Keywords: Business and industry, bridges, parks, rivers, street scenes, transportation, automobiles, Delano, West Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_S2-1.3.5


Link to Image Titled: Little Arkansas River and Wichita High School North
Title/Object Name: Little Arkansas River and Wichita High School North
Creator: Neumann
Date Original: Circa 1940
Physical Details: 4.75 x 6 inches
Description: View looking northeast from bend in Little Arkansas River toward North High School. At center is Minisa Bridge which carries 13th Street traffic over river.
Keywords: Wichita, rivers, bridges, education.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.73.25.1


Link to Image Titled: Minisa Bridge
Title/Object Name: Minisa Bridge
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Co-eds approach Minisa Bridge along 13th Street west of Wichita High School North. Wichita artist Bruce Moore designed decorative elements. North High students chose the name for the bridge which opened in 1932.
Keywords: Wichita, bridges, street scenes, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.73.25.3


Link to Image Titled: Douglas and Waco Looking South
Title/Object Name: Douglas and Waco Looking South
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1945
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking south along Arkansas River from Broadview Hotel, which was located at Douglas and Waco. In the distance is Maple Street Bridge.
Keywords: Aerials, street scenes, automobile, bridges.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1833


Link to Image Titled: Douglas and Waco Looking Southwest
Title/Object Name: Douglas and Waco Looking Southwest
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1945
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking southwest from Broadview Hotel, which was located at Douglas and Waco. The Douglas Street Bridge is in the foreground.
Keywords: Aerials, street scenes, automobile, bridges.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1834


Link to Image Titled: Ice Skating on the Little Arkansas River
Title/Object Name: Ice Skating on the Little Arkansas River
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1957
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Ice Skating on the Little Arkansas River by North High School. Location was 13th Street close to Waco, northwest corner.
Keywords: Sports and recreation, education, bridges.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl431


Link to Image Titled: Aerial View
Title/Object Name: Aerial View
Creator: E. E. Lotton
Date Original: Circa 1958
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View looking northeast toward downtown from Lincoln Street and McLean Boulevard intersection. Kellogg Street bridge (fourth from top) over Arkansas River dead ends at its east end. Sedgwick County Courthouse at center left under construction. Henry Levitt Arena at University of Wichita (now Wichita State University) is domed building near upper center.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, buildings, bridges, rivers.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.73.33.3


Link to Image Titled: Fourth National Bank & Trust Company Elevated Walkway
Title/Object Name: Fourth National Bank & Trust Company Elevated Walkway
Creator: Rorabaugh & Millsap Studio
Date Original: 1963
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Interior view of Fourth National Bank & Trust Company elevated walkway completed April 19, 1963, connecting the bank and the Wichita Plaza over Market Street.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, bridges, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.13.3


Link to Image Titled: Fourth National Bank & Trust Company Elevated Walkway
Title/Object Name: Fourth National Bank & Trust Company Elevated Walkway
Creator: Rorabaugh & Millsap Studio
Date Original: 1963
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Fourth National Bank & Trust Company elevated walkway completed April 19, 1963, connecting the bank and the Wichita Plaza over Market Street.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, bridges, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.13.2


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Skyline
Title/Object Name: Wichita Skyline
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1966
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: View looking northeast toward downtown Wichita from Kellogg Street overpass of McLean Boulevard. Maple Street Bridge over Arkansas River at left. Industrial area along river with Central Building, Kansas State Bank & Trust Company building, Wichita City Hall and Allis Hotel in background.
Keywords: Wichita, buildings, rivers, bridges.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.73.35.1


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