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Link to Image Titled: Nu-Way Sandwich Shop
Title/Object Name: Nu-Way Sandwich Shop
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1930
Physical Details: 3.5 x 4.5 inches
Description: The first Nu-Way Sandwich Shop at 1416 West Douglas Avenue; it opened in 1928.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, Nu-Way, restaurant, West Side.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_WPL1436


Link to Image Titled: Filling Station at Lewis and Broadway
Title/Object Name: Filling Station at Lewis and Broadway
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Filling Station at Lewis and Lawrence (Broadway) that sold Red Crown Gasoline. The station could have been the National Refining Company Filling Station No.3. They were there for several years.
Keywords: Business and industry, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1876


Link to Image Titled: Homer T. Harden
Title/Object Name: Homer T. Harden
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 4.5 x 6.5 inches
Description: Portrait of Homer T. Harden posed with a camera mounted on a tripod. His image appears to be superimposed on a view overlooking Douglas Avenue. This photo promotes Harden’s interest in commercial photography. Activity in the street scene includes automobiles, pedestrians, and a streetcar. A header card on top of the streetcar reads “College Hill/Union Depot.” The view is looking west toward the Broadview Hotel. Other business signs visible on the north side of Douglas are: Holland Theater (118 East Douglas), Braitsch Shoe Company (120 East Douglas), Jones-O’Neal Shoe Company (126 East Douglas). Also in view, Fourth National Bank (202 East Douglas), and the Winne Building (210 East Douglas).
Keywords: Business and industry, photographer, photography, people, Midian Shrine Temple, transportation, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Harden,Homer2


Link to Image Titled: Young Women's Christian Association Residence (YMCA)
Title/Object Name: Young Women's Christian Association Residence (YMCA)
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Young Women's Christian Association (YMCA) Residence Hall, located at 340 North Market. This building was formerly Lewis Academy.
Keywords: Organizations, clubs, and groups.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1337


Link to Image Titled: Construction of the John Mack Bridge
Title/Object Name: Construction of the John Mack Bridge
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1930
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: This photo was taken during the construction of the John Mack Bridge, located at 2700 South Broadway. It was dedicated on July 22, 1931. It was named for John Mack who died during the construction of the bridge. He was a prominent newspaper publisher, state representative and member of the state highway commission for this district. The bridge was an example of the Rainbow Arch as well as the longest bridge in Kansas.
Keywords: Bridges, equipment.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1255


Link to Image Titled: 200 Block East Douglas
Title/Object Name: 200 Block East Douglas
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1930
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: North side of the 200 block of East Douglas looking east. View shows Fourth National Bank, Adams Bennet Music Company, Winnie Building and Kress Building.
Keywords: Street scenes, streetcar, automobile.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl2020


Link to Image Titled: McKenzie Midget Auto
Title/Object Name: McKenzie Midget Auto
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Group of boys gathered around a miniature automobile built by Leo L. McKenzie. The clown in the driver’s seat and the flags may indicate they are about to participate in a parade. McKenzie built and sold these small cars as a sideline to his business, McKenzie Body Works.
Keywords: Business and industry, children, people, transportation, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_T3-34.1.8


Link to Image Titled: Douglas Avenue and Cityscape
Title/Object Name: Douglas Avenue and Cityscape
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 7 x 9.5 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking east on Douglas Avenue from Broadview Hotel. The street extends through downtown commercial buildings, past the railroad overpass, and on to the Hillcrest Apartments building on the horizon at Hillside Avenue (see also item wschm_U2-1.3.10).
Keywords: Business and industry, street scenes, automobiles, panorama, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_U2-1.3.9


Link to Image Titled: West Lewis Street
Title/Object Name: West Lewis Street
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.5 inches
Description: Looking east from the Lewis Street bridge over the Arkansas River. View toward the intersection of Lewis and Wichita Streets and beyond. Businesses include: J. A. Blunn Paint and Glass Company (214 West Lewis), Lewis Street Glass Company (218 West Lewis), Brooks Machine Company (225 West Lewis), and Conoco filling station (301 West Lewis).
Keywords: Business and industry, street scenes, automobiles, transportation, architecture, gas pumps, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_U23-1.3.1


Link to Image Titled: Isaac Porter Residence
Title/Object Name: Isaac Porter Residence
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Isaac Porter residence, 1459 Sherwood. Isaac and and wife, Emma, are in the center.
Keywords: Residences, people, African American, fashion, children, porch, fence.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1382


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