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Link to Image Titled: Wichita Guards
Title/Object Name: Wichita Guards
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1879
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Militia company under the direction of Colonel Woodcock, made up of a group of deputized citizens. In drill formation near Market and Elm Streets; all are wearing Civil War period uniforms.
Keywords: Wichita; government; military; organizations, clubs and groups; people; soldiers; American flag; union; fife and drums.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C1-4.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument
Title/Object Name: Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1913
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: This monument was dedicated to the Union soldiers and sailors who fought and died in the Civil War. It was designed by Ernest Monroe Viquesney of Marietta, Georgia and dedicated June 14, 1913. It is on the south side of the old Sedgwick County Courthouse lawn facing Central.(Northeast corner of Main and Central.) This monument is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Keywords: Government, automobile, military.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1259


Link to Image Titled: Service Men Ascending Ramp to Board Train
Title/Object Name: Service Men Ascending Ramp to Board Train
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1917
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Crowd of servicemen ascending ramp to board the train at Union Station, 701 East Douglas.
Keywords: Military, people, uniforms, railroad.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1235


Link to Image Titled: World War I Victory Parade
Title/Object Name: World War I Victory Parade
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1919
Physical Details: 7 x 10 inches
Description: Parade to celebrate the return of soldiers from World War I. Wichita erected the Victory Arch at the intersection of Douglas and Lawrence (now known as Broadway) for the occasion. Buildings in the background include: Winne, Fourth National Bank, Bitting, and Schweiter.
Keywords: Wichita, military, public events, street scenes, people, automobiles, soldiers, children, clothing.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_L1-3.1.14


Link to Image Titled: Travel Air
Title/Object Name: Travel Air "Mystery Ship"
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1929
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View of the Travel Air Model R monoplane known as the "Mystery Ship" in front of Travel Air factory. The airplane, designed by Walter Burnham and Herb Rawdon, was the first civilian aircraft to defeat a military one in the annual National Air Race.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, transportation, airplane, Travel Air Manufacturing Company, Mystery Ship.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter E. Burnham Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms80-2.29.7.1


Link to Image Titled: Travel Air Model R
Title/Object Name: Travel Air Model R
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1929
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Travel Air Model R monoplane known as the "Mystery S" or "Mystery Ship." Designed by engineers Walter Burnham and Herb Rawdon, it was first civilian aircraft to defeat military one in annual National Air Race in 1929.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter E. Burnham Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms80-02.29.7.3


Link to Image Titled: U.S.S. Wichita
Title/Object Name: U.S.S. Wichita
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1937
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Moment of impact as Miss Margaret Ayers of Wichita, Kansas christens the ship with a bottle of champagne. Naval dignitaries look on. Location, Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Keywords: Wichita, military, heavy cruiser, World War II, WW II, public events, people, U.S. Navy.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C3-5.2.10


Link to Image Titled: U.S.S. Wichita
Title/Object Name: U.S.S. Wichita
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1937
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Young woman identified as Margaret Ayers (holding champagne bottle), preparing to christen the ship before launch. Ayers was selected to represent the people of Wichita, Kansas, for whom the ship was named. Location, Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Keywords: Wichita, military, heavy cruiser, World War II, WW II, public events, people, U.S. Navy.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C3-5.2.5


Link to Image Titled: U.S.S. Wichita
Title/Object Name: U.S.S. Wichita
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1937
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: View of heavy cruiser, U.S.S. Wichita in harbor at launch of the ship. Location, Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Keywords: Wichita, military, World War II, WW II, public events, people, U.S. Navy
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C3-5.2.7


Link to Image Titled: World War II Parade Float
Title/Object Name: World War II Parade Float
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1941
Physical Details: 6.5 x 8.5 inches
Description: Parade float decorated with Chinese and American flags promotes the sale of war bonds. The Chinese men riding the float were employees at the Pan American Cafe. They supported the war effort and some of them enlisted in the U.S. Armed Services during the war. Most are identified (on file).
Keywords: Wichita; public events; business and industry; military; organizations, clubs and groups; United States; China; Asian Americans.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Photographs
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C3-10.1.1


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