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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: Wichita High School East, 2301 East Douglas Avenue; designed by architect Lorentz Schmidt. This new building was constructed in 1922-1924 to replace the Wichita High School at 324 North Emporia; renamed East High in 1929. The Architectural style is considered modified Collegiate Gothic.
Keywords: Education, Wichita, bridal wreath spirea, architecture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D7-14.5.1


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: Cessna Aircraft Company
Title/Object Name: Cessna Aircraft Company
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1927
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Seventeen men stand on wing of prototype model of Cessna cabin monoplane. Stunt was to demonstrate strength of airplane without wing struts. Photograph taken August 1927.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, people, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Dwane Wallace Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms98-18.21.7.1


Link to Image Titled: Charles A. Lindbergh piloting a Swallow airplane in Wichita
Title/Object Name: Charles A. Lindbergh piloting a Swallow airplane in Wichita
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Charles A. Lindbergh piloting a Swallow airplane in Wichita. Photograph taken at Swallow Field, 3001 North Hillside Street, on April 19, 1928.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, public events, Charles A. Lindbergh, Swallow Airplane Company.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Kansas and the West Aviation Photographs
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_tms353.0.0.2


Link to Image Titled: Travel Air factory interior
Title/Object Name: Travel Air factory interior
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Travel Air factory production scene
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, people, Travel Air Manufacturing Company, airplanes, interiors.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Herb Rawdon Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms81-6.12.7.1


Link to Image Titled: Stearman Fuselage
Title/Object Name: Stearman Fuselage
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1928
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Close-up view of Stearman Aircraft Company fuselage manufactured in Wichita.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter P. Innes, Jr. Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-01.1.12.1


Link to Image Titled: Stearman Aircraft Company
Title/Object Name: Stearman Aircraft Company
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1928
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Stearman biplane parked on landing field in front of factory at 801 West 37th Street North. Word "Burton" barely visible on smokestack. Burton Car Works, street car manufacturer, was original tenant of plant built in 1888; Jones Six automobiles built here in 1910s and 1920s.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter P. Innes, Jr. Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-01.1.11.2


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: Mentholatum Building
Title/Object Name: Mentholatum Building
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 4.5 x 6.5 inches
Description: View of Mentholatum building on the northeast corner of Cleveland Street and East Douglas Avenue.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, health care, Yucca Company, Mentholatum, A. A. Hyde, architecture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Edgar B. Smith Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_EBS723


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