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Link to Image Titled: Douglas and Pattie
Title/Object Name: Douglas and Pattie
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1944
Physical Details: 3 x 5 inches
Description: Intersection of Douglas and Pattie, northeast corner, during the flood of April 1944.
Keywords: Floods, commercial buildings, transportation, buses, people, automobiles, fires.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl471


Link to Image Titled: Stearman Aircraft Division of Boeing Airplane Company
Title/Object Name: Stearman Aircraft Division of Boeing Airplane Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1944
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Building trainers for the Army and Navy at the Stearman Aircraft Division of the Boeing Airplane Company in Wichita.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, military.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.10.3


Link to Image Titled: Home of James N. Lew
Title/Object Name: Home of James N. Lew
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1944
Physical Details: 3.25 x 2 inches
Description: First home purchased by James and Arline Lew. The house, at 646 North Battin, is typical of single-family homes that were built to accommodate the growing population of the city during the defense work of WWII. Mrs. Lew, seen seated on the porch with her son and another child, was the first known Chinese American woman to live in the city. After the war, many Chinese men living in Wichita were finally able to bring their wives to the U.S. from China.
Keywords: Residences, business and industry, people, domestic scenes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_646.N.Battin-1


Link to Image Titled: Boeing Airplane Company B-29
Title/Object Name: Boeing Airplane Company B-29
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
Date Original: 1944
Physical Details: 10 x 8 inches
Description: Boeing Airplane Company riveters at work on B-29 airplane in Wichita plant.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, people, airplanes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.68.22.1


Link to Image Titled: Buckminster Fuller at Beech Aircraft Company
Title/Object Name: Buckminster Fuller at Beech Aircraft Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1944
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: R. Buckminster Fuller shows his Dymaxion Globe to Walter Beech and others at the Beech Aircraft Company offices in Wichita. Fuller teamed with the company to produce his Dymaxion Dwelling Machine. Dymaxion Industrial Strategy map in background.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, aviation, Dymaxion House.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.70.40.1


Link to Image Titled: Army Air Force Band at the Forum
Title/Object Name: Army Air Force Band at the Forum
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1944
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Army Air Force band performs at the Forum during World War II. Located at 231 South Water Street, the Forum served as Wichita's municipal auditorium from 1911 to 1965.
Keywords: Wichita, public events, military, arts and entertainment.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.71.22.3


Link to Image Titled: B-29 Superfortresses at Boeing plant in Wichita
Title/Object Name: B-29 Superfortresses at Boeing plant in Wichita
Creator: Boeing-Wichita Photo
Date Original: 1945
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Wartime production display of B-29 Superfortresses at Boeing plant in Wichita. View looking west toward main administration building, 3801 South Oliver Street.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, WWII, World War II, airplanes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Richard M. Long Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-4.2.29.1


Link to Image Titled: PT-17 Under Wing of B-17
Title/Object Name: PT-17 Under Wing of B-17
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company, Wichita Division
Date Original: 1945
Physical Details: 10 x 8 inches
Description: PT-17 under wing of B-17 at Wichita Municipal Airport.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, military, airports, airplanes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.11.1


Link to Image Titled: J. C. Penney Company
Title/Object Name: J. C. Penney Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1945
Physical Details: 7.25 x 9.5 inches
Description: J. C. Penney department store located at 130 North Broadway, view looking northeast.
Keywords: Business and industry, transportation, automobiles, retail, street scenes, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2NE-112.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Ben F. Hammond and Geraldine E. Hammond
Title/Object Name: Ben F. Hammond and Geraldine E. Hammond
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1945
Physical Details: 3.5 inches x 2.5 inches
Description: Benjamin Franklin Hammond worked as a cartoonist for the Wichita Eagle from 1912 to 1965. In addition to editorial and historical drawings, he is best-known for his cartoon characters, “Hoots” and “Quacks” which appeared in the newspaper and in real life as puppets in performances for local groups. For 25 years, Hammond also broadcast a weekly radio program in which he read the Eagle’s Sunday funnies. He is pictured here with his daughter, Geraldine Hammond, who often joined him or substituted for him. The pair was known on the KFH program as Uncle Ben and Cousin Betty.
Keywords: People, business and industry, occupations, arts and entertainment, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Hammond,Ben&Geraldine


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