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Link to Image Titled: Wichita Water Works
Title/Object Name: Wichita Water Works
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1939
Physical Details: 7 x 9.5 inches
Description: View looking northwest toward Wichita Water Works building. Located on Sim Park Drive just east of Seneca Street, building was constructed in 1938 using Public Works Administration funds.
Keywords: Wichita, public services, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.73.2.1


Link to Image Titled: Nu-Way Sandwich Shop
Title/Object Name: Nu-Way Sandwich Shop
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1939
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Interior of Nu-Way Sandwich Shop located at 1416 West Douglas.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, people, restaurants, lunch counters, interiors, advertising.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-3.2.restaurants.1


Link to Image Titled: Shadowlands Dance Club
Title/Object Name: Shadowlands Dance Club
Creator: Barnes Flying Service
Date Original: Circa 1939
Physical Details: 3.75 x 3 inches
Description: Aerial view of dance club at 2459 North Hillside Avenue; operated by band leader Gage Brewer [The black rectangle is an editor’s crop mark for publication]. The club also offered dance instruction with this 1943 advertisement: “This Famous Dance Club had Developed an Entirely New Method of Teaching Which Enables Anyone to Quickly Become a Popular, Interesting Partner. Save Time, Money, Disappointment, by Taking Our Guaranteed Course -- You Learn to Lead and Follow Correctly in Five Lessons.”
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, business and industry, Gage Brewer’s Hawaiian Orchestra, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2NE-102.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Droll’s English Grill
Title/Object Name: Droll’s English Grill
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1939
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.5 inches
Description: Looking north at Droll’s English Grill, 3120 East Central Avenue. This photograph was taken for the grand opening of the new restaurant near the intersection of Central and Hillside Avenues. An artist’s rendering of this view was published in the Wichita Eagle, December 10, 1939. A full-page advertisement in the same newspaper stated, “Here the same wholesome, delicious food will be served that has made Droll’s English Grill famous for distinctive quality.” The restaurant celebrated its seventh anniversary that year. It was formerly located at 117 North Broadway.
Keywords: Business and industry, restaurant, architecture, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2NE-107.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Demonstration of automatic home plate duster at National Baseball Congress Tournament
Title/Object Name: Demonstration of automatic home plate duster at National Baseball Congress Tournament
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1939
Physical Details: 7 x 8.25 inches
Description: Demonstration of automatic home plate duster in Lawrence (Lawrence-Dumont) stadium. It was developed by Ray Dumont, founder of the National Baseball Congress Tournament. Ray "Hap" Dumont sports hat in this image.
Keywords: Wichita, sports and recreation, business and industry, Ray Dumont, baseball, stadium, Lawrence-Dumont stadium, Cardwell Manufacturing Company, National Baseball Congress tournament.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Richard M. Long Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-4.2.26.1


Link to Image Titled: Droll’s English Grill
Title/Object Name: Droll’s English Grill
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1939
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.5 inches
Description: Interior view showing the main dining room of the restaurant with Art Moderne styling. This photograph was taken on the occasion of the formal opening of the restaurant at its new location, 3120 East Central Avenue. A related photo appeared in the Wichita Eagle on December 10, 1939, with an advertisement announcing, “A warm welcome awaits both old and new customers.”
Keywords: Business and industry, waitress, furniture, restaurant ware, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-90.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Droll’s English Grill
Title/Object Name: Droll’s English Grill
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1939
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.5 inches
Description: Interior of Droll’s English Grill with lunch counter and soda fountain. A related photograph appeared in the Wichita Eagle, December 10, 1939 announcing the formal opening of the restaurant at its new location, 3120 East Central Avenue. An accompanying advertisement proclaimed “new furnishings, modern kitchen equipment and up-to-date soda fountain.” The flower arrangements mark the occasion.
Keywords: Business and industry, furniture, restaurant ware, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-90.1.2


Link to Image Titled: Eagle Building
Title/Object Name: Eagle Building
Creator: Paul Bulla
Date Original: 1939
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View of Eagle Building at Market and William Streets; Police Station and old City Hall in background.
Keywords: Wichita, street scenes, business and industry, government, public services, Eagle building, City Hall, police station.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Homer T. Harden Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_HTH307


Link to Image Titled: Mar Suey Fong
Title/Object Name: Mar Suey Fong
Creator: M. S. Fong
Date Original: Circa 1939
Physical Details: 3 x 4 inches
Description: Photograph of M. S. Fong printed on a greeting card. The message “Happy New Year” appears in Chinese and in English. Chinese characters also represent his name in the handwritten note at bottom.
Keywords: Business and industry, photography, people, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Fong,MS


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