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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: South Water along Tractor Row
Title/Object Name: South Water along Tractor Row
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1919
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Birdseye view of South Water and William looking west. The area is known as Tractor Row. On the left is the Wichita Forum, Reeves & Company, the Wichita Supply Company, and the Nichol & Shepard Company. To the right is Feed and Sale Stable, and Fashionstable. In the background can be seen the Midland Valley Railroad Depot and the Douglas Avenue Bridge.
Keywords: Aerials, business and industry, street scenes, river, bridges.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1973


Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1923
Physical Details: 7.25 x 9 inches
Description: Aerial view looking northwest toward Wichita High School during its construction in 1923. Building with elaborate entry at lower left housed gymnasium until 2003 when it will be remodeled as a science facility. A new gym will open in 2004.
Keywords: Wichita, education, aerials, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Richard M. Long Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-04.3.9.2


Link to Image Titled: Western League Association Ball Park
Title/Object Name: Western League Association Ball Park
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1925
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Western League Association Baseball Park, located on Ackerman Island. The ball park was known as Island Park and later Association Park.
Keywords: Sports and recreation, river, bridges, automobiles, aerials.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl435


Link to Image Titled: Forum Complex
Title/Object Name: Forum Complex
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1925
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking southwest at the Forum Complex, 200 block South Water. The Murray Bridge is under construction on Lewis Street.
Keywords: Aerials, sports and recreation, arts and entertainment, bridges, automobiles.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1843


Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School East
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School East
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1925
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: Aerial view over campus of Wichita High School and Roosevelt Intermediate School. Looking southwest toward Lincoln Street; Douglas Avenue in foreground intersects with Grove Street at lower left. The complex of the high school included the main building, the gymnasium, and the shops. The new school boasted an auditorium with seating for 2200, a laundry, an ice plant, an office vault, a greenhouse, and a heating plant [A History of Wichita Public School Buildings, 1978, p 179]. The curve of trees at right indicates the original bed of Chisholm Creek which was straightened into the canal that bisects the view diagonally at top.
Keywords: Education, business and industry, rivers, residences, street scenes, houses, landscape, East High, neighborhood, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_A1-35.2.1


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: May Day Festival
Title/Object Name: May Day Festival
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 9.5 x 8.75 inches
Description: Aerial view over campus of Wichita High School East and Roosevelt Intermediate School. A large crowd of spectators surrounds circular formations of performers. Looking northwest toward Douglas Avenue; Grove Street at right.
Keywords: Education, entertainment, public events, rivers, automobiles, street scenes, residences, houses, business and industry, landscape, College Hill, neighborhood, East High, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_A1-35.1.2


Link to Image Titled: Swallow Airplane Factory and Wichita Park Cemetery
Title/Object Name: Swallow Airplane Factory and Wichita Park Cemetery
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 4.75 x 7 inches
Description: Aerial view looking northeast toward the Swallow airplane factory and Wichita Park cemetery located on 2700 block of North Hillside.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, airplanes, biplanes, cemeteries.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.10.1


Link to Image Titled: Downtown Industrial Area
Title/Object Name: Downtown Industrial Area
Creator: Barnes Aerial Surveys
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Aerial view of downtown industrial area. 2nd street runs along lower portion of image; Santa Fe (left) and Moore, Mead and Rock Island avenues (right) parallel railroad tracks. Coleman factory and lighted baseball field at lower left; Winfield Wholesale Grocery, Western Iron and Foundry at center; and International Harvester Company at upper right. View is looking northeast.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, business and industry, buildings, sports and recreation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.72.48.4


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