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Link to Image Titled: Minisa Bridge
Title/Object Name: Minisa Bridge
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Co-eds approach Minisa Bridge along 13th Street west of Wichita High School North. Wichita artist Bruce Moore designed decorative elements. North High students chose the name for the bridge which opened in 1932.
Keywords: Wichita, bridges, street scenes, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.73.25.3


Link to Image Titled: Hotel Pacific
Title/Object Name: Hotel Pacific
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1942
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View looking south toward Pacific Hotel, 225-227 West Douglas Avenue. Built in 1912, building was downtown landmark across from Missouri Pacific depot until it was razed in the 1960s to make room for Century II complex. Pacific Coffee Shop at left of hotel entrance.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Richard M. Long Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-04.2.17.1


Link to Image Titled: Pan American Café Employees
Title/Object Name: Pan American Café Employees
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1943
Physical Details: 3.5 x 2 inches
Description: Four women peeling potatoes near the back door of the restaurant at 150 North Market. They were employed as waitresses and kitchen helpers. The restaurant was owned by a partnership of six Chinese men who immigrated to the U.S. in the 1920s.
Keywords: Business and industry, employment, occupations, people, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H1-57.4.1


Link to Image Titled: Farmers and Bankers Building
Title/Object Name: Farmers and Bankers Building
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1943
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Farmers and Bankers Life Insurance Building, on the northeast corner of First and Market. KFBI Radio Station was on the 5th floor. Next to it is the Elks Building, 212 North Market. Weigand & Sons had offices in the building. It is now known as Landmark Square.
Keywords: Street scenes, people, automobiles, commercial buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl398


Link to Image Titled: Quizzer Baseball
Title/Object Name: Quizzer Baseball
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1943
Physical Details: 3.25 x 2.5 inches
Description: Anniversary celebration of local radio quiz show called “Quizzer Baseball.” The show was broadcast by KFH radio station from the Civic Theatre, located at 725 West Douglas Avenue.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, business and industry, fashion, accordion, public events, west side, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_L4-4.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Farmers and Bankers Life Insurance Office Interior
Title/Object Name: Farmers and Bankers Life Insurance Office Interior
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1943
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Interior of Farmers and Bankers Life Insurance Office, northeast corner of 1st and Market.
Keywords: Business and industry, furniture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1449


Link to Image Titled: Canteen at Union Station
Title/Object Name: Canteen at Union Station
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1943
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: This is a Canteen sponsored by the Soroptomist Club, located in the Union Station, 701 East Douglas. Servicemen were welcomed by the volunteers.
Keywords: People, military, business and industry, service counter, restaurant, African American.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1223


Link to Image Titled: Municipal Swimming Pool
Title/Object Name: Municipal Swimming Pool
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1943
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Municipal Swimming Pool in Riverside Park. It was located at Nims and Central. The Children's pool is located in the foreground.
Keywords: Parks, people, sports and recreation, bathing suits, children.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl510


Link to Image Titled: Night View of East Douglas
Title/Object Name: Night View of East Douglas
Creator: Paul Bulla
Date Original: 1943
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Nighttime view of the north side of East Douglas Avenue from Laura Avenue; shows many shops, businesses, and billboard advertising; Paul Bulla's car is at right foreground.
Keywords: Wichita, street scenes, business and industry, King's-X Restaurant, Cero's Ice Cream and Candy Shop, Ollie Moses East End Department Store, Fisher Loans, Standard Roofing Company, Amateur Radio Equipment Company, billboards, advertising.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Homer T. Harden Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_HTH215


Link to Image Titled: Candyland Counter Help
Title/Object Name: Candyland Counter Help
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1943
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Counter help at Candyland, a confectionery and restaurant located at 128 North Broadway owned by Andrew C. Mikes.
Keywords: Business and industry, interior, people, fashion, uniforms, African American.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl2025


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