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Link to Image Titled: Picnic
Title/Object Name: Picnic
Creator: M. S. Fong
Date Original: Circa 1941
Physical Details: 3.25 x 3.5 inches
Description: Three young Chinese men eating a picnic lunch at Santa Fe Lake. All are identified (on file). They immigrated to Wichita in the 1930s and were employed at the Pan American Café. A local man who befriended them occasionally gave them rides in his car and took them on outings on their days off from work.
Keywords: Business and industry, parks, people, employment, occupations, immigrants, sports and recreation, Coca-Cola.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H1-57.10.1


Link to Image Titled: Game of Checkers
Title/Object Name: Game of Checkers
Creator: M. S. Fong
Date Original: Circa 1941
Physical Details: 3.25 x 2.5 inches
Description: Seven young Chinese men (all identified, on file) on an outing at Santa Fe Lake. All were Chinese immigrants who came to Wichita in the 1930s and were employed at the Pan American Café.
Keywords: Business and industry, parks, people, employment, occupations, immigrants, sports and recreation, games.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H1-57.11.1


Link to Image Titled: First Unitarian Church Sanctuary
Title/Object Name: First Unitarian Church Sanctuary
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1941
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Sanctuary of the First Unitarian Church, 401 East Central.
Keywords: Religion, interior, flowers.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1390


Link to Image Titled: 1700 Block, North Volutsia Street
Title/Object Name: 1700 Block, North Volutsia Street
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1941
Physical Details: 3.75 x 2.25 inches
Description: Looking northwest at west side of North Volutsia Street. View of newly-constructed homes typical during the housing boom of World War II. Sometimes described as "American Vernacular" or "Minimal Traditional" architecture. Many such neighborhoods accommodated the influx of defense workers in Wichita.
Keywords: Residences, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_NorthVolutsia.1700


Link to Image Titled: World War II Parade Float
Title/Object Name: World War II Parade Float
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1941
Physical Details: 6.5 x 8.5 inches
Description: Parade float decorated with Chinese and American flags promotes the sale of war bonds. The Chinese men riding the float were employees at the Pan American Cafe. They supported the war effort and some of them enlisted in the U.S. Armed Services during the war. Most are identified (on file).
Keywords: Wichita; public events; business and industry; military; organizations, clubs and groups; United States; China; Asian Americans.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Photographs
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C3-10.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Tractor Display at Western Implement Company
Title/Object Name: Tractor Display at Western Implement Company
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1941
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: John Deere tractors on display at the Western Implement Company, 439 South Wichita Street
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, agriculture, transportation, tractors, tractor row, Western Implement Company, farming equipment, sales displays.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Edgar B. Smith Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_EBS256


Link to Image Titled: World War II Production at Beech Aircraft Corporation
Title/Object Name: World War II Production at Beech Aircraft Corporation
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Walter H. Beech and Olive Ann Beech view wartime production lines. View shows interior of Plant I at Beech Aircraft Corporation.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter H. and Olive Ann Beech Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms97-02.3.9.1


Link to Image Titled: Sedgwick County Sheriff Department Personnel
Title/Object Name: Sedgwick County Sheriff Department Personnel
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Sedgwick County Sheriff department personnel pose in front of the Munger Building, 538 North Main Street. Gladys Cox in front row; most are identified (on file).
Keywords: Wichita, government, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Gladys Cox Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2000-03.4.6.2


Link to Image Titled: George C. Christopher & Son Iron Works and Orpheum Cleaners
Title/Object Name: George C. Christopher & Son Iron Works and Orpheum Cleaners
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View looking west toward George C. Christopher & Son Iron Works and Orpheum Cleaners in 700 block of North Cleveland Avenue. Unlikely combination of businesses lasted from the late 1920s to the early 1960s.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.72.48.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Municipal Airport
Title/Object Name: Wichita Municipal Airport
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View of administration building at Wichita Municipal Airport. View is looking northwest. Construction began in 1929 on this building in city's southeast part. It served air travelers until 1954 when new airport was built in southwest Wichita.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.71.39.5


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