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Link to Image Titled: Wonderland Park Entrance
Title/Object Name: Wonderland Park Entrance
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1906
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Entrance to Wonderland Park located on Ackerman Island.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, parks.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1617


Link to Image Titled: Wonderland Park Theater
Title/Object Name: Wonderland Park Theater
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1906
Physical Details: 3 x 5 inches
Description: Wonderland Park Theater, located on Ackerman Island. The Theater seated 800 on main floor and 300 in balcony.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl423


Link to Image Titled: Roller Coaster at Wonderland Park
Title/Object Name: Roller Coaster at Wonderland Park
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1906
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Roller Coaster at Wonderland Park. It was located on Ackerman Island.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl425


Link to Image Titled: Goodin Motor Co.
Title/Object Name: Goodin Motor Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1909
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Goodin Motor & Truck Company, located at 211 South Main. Earl Goodin was the manager. This photo was taken outside their store with their advertising car in front of it. The store windows have advertisements for Wonderland Park Fireworks on Monday July 5. The Russell School of Music was located above the business. Next door was the Jap-A-Jap Company (a salve company).
Keywords: Business and industry, people, automobile.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1824


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: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east
Title/Object Name: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1917
Physical Details: 7.5 x 9.75 inches
Description: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east, showing Island Park baseball stadium and Wonderland amusement park on Ackerman Island in Arkansas River.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, rivers, business and industry, bridges, street scenes, parks, sports and recreation, Arkansas River, baseball, stadium, Ackerman Island, roller coaster, Wonderland amusement park.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-3.3.scrapbook.1


Link to Image Titled: Ackerman Island
Title/Object Name: Ackerman Island
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1933
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking northwest from the Broadview Hotel (101 North Waco). Site of the Ackerman Island removal project, which was funded by federal funds during the Great Depression. The island was removed and displaced as lines of workmen hauled soil from the island in wheelbarrows and dumped it as fill on the west bank of the river. The Civil Works Administration, one of Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, paid the men about $12.00 a week for 30 hours of work [Wichita Eagle, 11/21/1933]. Ackerman Island had been the site of Wonderland Amusement Park and a baseball stadium. The bridges at center served the Missouri Pacific Railroad. The tall smokestack in the background was at the Kansas Gas and Electric Company plant. The Arkansas River winds northwesterly through the view.
Keywords: Government, public services, rivers, transportation, landscape, skyline, West Wichita, Delano neighborhood, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_S2-2.1.1


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