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Link to Image Titled: Marcellus M. Murdock
Title/Object Name: Marcellus M. Murdock
Creator: Baldwin and Son
Date Original: Circa 1892
Physical Details: 2.75 x 3.5
Description: Studio portrait of Marcellus Murdock as a young boy. As a young man, Murdock worked in various positions at the Wichita Eagle, a newspaper founded by his father, Marshall M. Murdock. In 1907 he assumed the position of publisher and eventually bought the rival paper, the Wichita Beacon. His interest in aviation led him to become a pilot in 1929 and to help create the Wichita Municipal airport at that time. He was a booster for Wichita and active in civic affairs throughout his life (1883-1970).
Keywords: People, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Murdock,Marcellus-1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Municipal Hangar and Terminal
Title/Object Name: Wichita Municipal Hangar and Terminal
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1929
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Wichita Municipal Hangar and Terminal soon after it was built. It burned in 1945. It was located on South Oliver.
Keywords: Aviation, airport.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1490


Link to Image Titled: Santa Claus and Stearman Airplane
Title/Object Name: Santa Claus and Stearman Airplane
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1929
Physical Details: 9.75 x 7.5 inches
Description: Santa Claus climbing into a Stearman airplane at hangar at Wichita Municipal Airport in city's southeast section.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, airports, airplanes, Santa Claus.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.10.4


Link to Image Titled: Municipal Airport, 3800 South Oliver
Title/Object Name: Municipal Airport, 3800 South Oliver
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1931
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Front view of hangar, Richfield Company truck refueling an airplane. Wichita built the airport in 1929 to insure the city's place in the new cross-continent mail and passenger routes. The city was well-positioned for air travel due to its central geographic location and a growing aircraft industry.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, transportation, air capital, aircraft.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D10-6.1.3


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Municipal Hangar and Terminal
Title/Object Name: Wichita Municipal Hangar and Terminal
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1931
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: United States Air Mail truck delivering bags of mail to be loaded into airplane at the Wichita Municipal Hanger and Terminal.
Keywords: Aviation, airport, airplane, truck.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1491


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Municipal Airport
Title/Object Name: Wichita Municipal Airport
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1931
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Birdseye view of the Wichita Municipal Airport. A Douglas DC2 plane owned by TWA is in the foreground. The airport is located on South Oliver.
Keywords: Transportation, aviation, plane, aerials.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1968


Link to Image Titled: TWA Ford Trimotor
Title/Object Name: TWA Ford Trimotor
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1931
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: A Trans World Airlines Ford Trimotor Airplane carrying U.S. mail landing at Wichita Municipal Airport on South Oliver.
Keywords: Transportation, aviation, plane.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1961


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Municipal Airport and TWA Plane
Title/Object Name: Wichita Municipal Airport and TWA Plane
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1931
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Wichita Municipal Airport with a TWA Ford Trimotor Airplane in the foreground, located on South Oliver.
Keywords: Transportation, aviation, plane.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1963


Link to Image Titled: Stearman Aircraft factory
Title/Object Name: Stearman Aircraft factory
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1932
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Aerial view of Stearman Aircraft factory completed in late 1930 on South Oliver Street. View is looking northeast toward biplane flying over factory, and hangars and partially completed administration building at Wichita Municipal Airport. 31st Street South angles across center of image.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, aerials.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.71.39.6


Link to Image Titled: Aerial View of Wichita Municipal Airport
Title/Object Name: Aerial View of Wichita Municipal Airport
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1933
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Aerial view of Wichita Municipal Airport and parking areas, at 3800 South Oliver.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, transportation, aerials, airports, airplanes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_WPL2057


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