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Link to Image Titled: Wichita Art Association Class
Title/Object Name: Wichita Art Association Class
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Class at Wichita Art Association located at 401 North Belmont in College Hill neighborhood.
Keywords: Wichita, people, arts and entertainment, education.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.8.2


Link to Image Titled: First National Bank in Wichita
Title/Object Name: First National Bank in Wichita
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Interior view of First National Bank in Wichita located on the corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, banks, buildings, holidays.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.13.7


Link to Image Titled: Vornado Twin Aire Fan
Title/Object Name: Vornado Twin Aire Fan
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Vornado Twin Aire fan produced by the O. A. Sutton Corporation of Wichita.
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_ms2002-12.68.47.6


Link to Image Titled: Scholarship Class at Wichita Art Association
Title/Object Name: Scholarship Class at Wichita Art Association
Creator: Wichita Beacon
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Scholarship class at Wichita Art Association located at 401 North Belmont in College Hill neighborhood.
Keywords: Wichita, people, arts and entertainment, education.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.8.3


Link to Image Titled: Gala Opening of Henry's
Title/Object Name: Gala Opening of Henry's
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 6 x 6.5 inches
Description: Henry Levitt, right, greets guests at gala opening of his family's downtown department store, Henry's. Local sports figure Robert "Red" Shadoan at far left. Photograph taken November 15, 1948. In background is drawing of store exterior. Located at northeast corner of Broadway and William streets, building was designed by Wichita architects Overend and Boucher.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Robert “Red” Shadoan Scrapbook
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2001-03.2.1.1


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Title/Object Name: "Tasco" Prototype Automobile
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Prototype car, acronym name stands for "The American Sportscar Company." Based on a design by Gordon Buehrig, built of post-World War II aluminum. It was shown in Wichita in 1948 in the hope of contracting with Beech Aircraft Company for production of the aviation-inspired automobile. This model is the only one ever built, it is now owned by the Cord Auburn Dusenberg Museum in Auburn, Indiana. Shown here at the Cardwell Manufacturing Company in Wichita; owner H. W. Cardwell and employees are identified (on file).
Keywords: Aviation, business and industry, people, transportation, WW II, World War II, racing cars.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_T3-41.1.2


Link to Image Titled: Dymaxion House
Title/Object Name: Dymaxion House
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1949
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Exterior, front view of “Wichita House,” constructed near Wichita in Rose Hill, Kansas, in 1948. A 1948 Packard automobile is parked at right. The visionary design by R. Buckminster Fuller was based on his 1927 plan for a mass-produced house called the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine. Beech Aircraft Company constructed the house to demonstrate affordable, prefabricated housing that would take advantage of World War II surplus materials. The structure was made of aluminum and designed to withstand the elements, including a Kansas tornado. This model was one of only two prototypes ever produced. In 1991 the William Graham family donated it to the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan.
Keywords: People, residences, transportation, architecture, houses, children, goats, automobiles, Butler County.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_R2dymax5


Link to Image Titled: Adams School
Title/Object Name: Adams School
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1949
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: View looking northeast toward main entrance to Adams School. Designed by architects Hibbs and Robinson, it was first new school in Wichita built after World War II. Located at northeast corner of 9th and Oliver streets. Opened in late 1948.
Keywords: Wichita, education, buildings, people
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.66.9.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita City Library Reading Room
Title/Object Name: Wichita City Library Reading Room
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1949
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Interior of the Wichita City Library, located at 220 South Main. Librarian Sally McMillan Stephans is seated at desk. The murals are by Arthur Covey.
Keywords: Libraries and museums, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1414


Link to Image Titled: Wichita City Library Circulation Desk
Title/Object Name: Wichita City Library Circulation Desk
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1949
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: First floor interior of the Wichita City Library located at 220 South Main.
Keywords: Libraries and museums, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1416


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