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Link to Image Titled: Sedgwick County Sheriff Department Personnel
Title/Object Name: Sedgwick County Sheriff Department Personnel
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Sedgwick County Sheriff department personnel pose in front of the Munger Building, 538 North Main Street. Gladys Cox in front row; most are identified (on file).
Keywords: Wichita, government, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Gladys Cox Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2000-03.4.6.2


Link to Image Titled: World War II Housing for Defense Workers
Title/Object Name: World War II Housing for Defense Workers
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1954
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: View of housing units in either Planeview or Beechwood, two of three developments built by the Federal Public Housing Authority during World War II. The first, Hilltop Manor, was constructed in 1941. Planeview and Beechwood, plus a Trailer Park, were built by 1943 as Wichita struggled to provide adequate and wholesome homes for the thousands of workers arriving in the city to work in the aircraft industry. The government designed these ‘minimal houses’ as four-rooms-with-bath units in structures for single- or multiple-families.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, military, public services, residences, street scenes, WW II, apartments.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_R2-PlaneviewBeechwood


Link to Image Titled: Sedgwick County Jail
Title/Object Name: Sedgwick County Jail
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1955
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: This was the fourth Sedgwick County jail. The building is still standing and is located on the north side of the Old Sedgwick County Courthouse, northeast corner of Central and Elm.
Keywords: Government.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1283


Link to Image Titled: Cessna Aircraft Company
Title/Object Name: Cessna Aircraft Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1957
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Aerial view looking south toward Cessna Aircraft Company's "Pawnee Plant." Headquarters and factory are located at 5800 East Pawnee Avenue. McConnell Air Force Base facilities and runways in background.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, aerials, business and industry, buildings, airplanes, government.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Alexander Petroff Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms89-15.7.24.1


Link to Image Titled: Explosion at Boeing Plant II
Title/Object Name: Explosion at Boeing Plant II
Creator: Boeing
Date Original: 1965
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Law enforcement officers and investigators look over damage caused by natural gas explosion at Boeing Plant II. Blast was in electrical cable manhole in parking lot between Oliver Street and plant. One picket for striking members of International Association of Machinists received abrasions from flying debris. Photograph taken September 21, 1965.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, public services, government, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Boeing-Stearman Corporate Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-04.2.27.1


Link to Image Titled: Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Gladys Cox
Title/Object Name: Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Gladys Cox
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1966
Physical Details: 4.5 x 6.5 inches
Description: Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Gladys Cox points out number of tallied votes in 1966 general election.
Keywords: Wichita, government, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Gladys Cox Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2000-03.4.2.1


Link to Image Titled: 184th Tactical Fighter Group
Title/Object Name: 184th Tactical Fighter Group
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1969
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Members of the 184th Tactical Fighter Group, U.S. Air Force, return to Wichita after an eleven-month tour of duty in Korea. Location, McConnell Air Force Base.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, government, military, public events, people, transportation, airplanes, servicemen, welcome, home, United States.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C4-1.1.1


Link to Image Titled: McConnell Air Force Base
Title/Object Name: McConnell Air Force Base
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1970
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Crowd watching an airshow featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team. The F-4 Phantom planes are flying in military formation over McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, government, military, people, public events, transportation, airplanes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C4-4.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Century II Convention Center
Title/Object Name: Century II Convention Center
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1970
Physical Details: 6 x 8 inches
Description: Looking east over downtown Wichita. The Century II building in the foreground was completed in 1969 and named in honor of Wichita's entry into the second century after being founded in 1870. Constructed by the city with funding help from the Urban Renewal Agency to provide a large and attractive civic center. It replaced the old Forum and other deteriorated business structures along the river front.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, arts and entertainment, business and industry, government, public events, Innes building, Beacon building, city building, city hall, historical museum, public library, skyline.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D9-7.1.2


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