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Link to Image Titled: Hotel Lassen
Title/Object Name: Hotel Lassen
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1935
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.25 inches
Description: Interior of Lassen Hotel, lobby with reception desk in background. Location, 153 North Market Street.
Keywords: Business and industry, residences, furniture, lamps, 1930s, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-93.1.3


Link to Image Titled: White Castle
Title/Object Name: White Castle
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1935
Physical Details: 9.75 x 7.75 inches
Description: Looking southeast at a White Castle hamburger stand, 3159 East Douglas Avenue. The national White Castle System, Inc. was founded in Wichita in 1921 by Walter Anderson and “Billy” Ingram. They expanded the chain of popular restaurants eastward. In 1933, Ingram, then the sole owner, moved the company headquarters to Columbus, Ohio. While still in Wichita, the company developed the distinctive, all-steel frame structure enclosed with interior and exterior porcelain enamel panels. The portable, 5-stool buildings were designed by another Wichitan, Loyd Ray. Note the company slogan, “Buy ‘em by the Sack,” which introduced homemakers to the idea of carry-out meals.
Keywords: Business and industry, café, lunch counter, architecture, Edgar Waldo Ingram.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2SE-56.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Beech Aircraft
Title/Object Name: Beech Aircraft
Creator: Monty Barnes
Date Original: Circa 1935
Physical Details: 6.25 x 9.5 inches
Description: Walter H. Beech looks on as shipping container holding Beech airplane is loaded onto boxcar. Container is addressed to Roger-Jenkins & Company of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, people, transportation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter H. and Olive Ann Beech Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_tms408.9.factory.3


Link to Image Titled: Beech Aircraft Bound for Philippines
Title/Object Name: Beech Aircraft Bound for Philippines
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1935
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Beech Aircraft Company airplane in shipping container on Yellow Cab Company truck. Philippine Aerial Taxi Company in Manila is intended recipient. Truck parked in front of Factory A at Beech Aircraft plant.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, business and industry, transportation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Walter H. and Olive Ann Beech Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_tms408.9.factory.5


Link to Image Titled: Hotel Lassen
Title/Object Name: Hotel Lassen
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1936
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.25 inches
Description: Beauty shop located in the Lassen Hotel.
Keywords: Business and industry, electric hair dryers, electric permanent wave machine, manicure table, Christmas decorations, 1930s, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-93.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Hotel Lassen
Title/Object Name: Hotel Lassen
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1936
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.25 inches
Description: Barber shop located in the Lassen Hotel.
Keywords: Business and industry, telephones, barber chairs, Christmas decorations, 1930s, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-93.1.2


Link to Image Titled: Seneca Street
Title/Object Name: Seneca Street
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1936
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.5 inches
Description: Looking south on north Seneca Street toward intersection of Douglas Avenue. Businesses in view include: Conoco filling station and Texaco filling station (100 block North Seneca), The Palace Block (northeast corner Douglas and Seneca), Wichita Hospital and School for Nurses (1102 West Douglas), Fairchild Hotel (1101½ West Douglas).
Keywords: Business and industry, street scenes, transportation, automobiles, gas pumps, railroad crossing signals, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_U22-2.3.1


Link to Image Titled: Buick Automobile and Travel Trailer
Title/Object Name: Buick Automobile and Travel Trailer
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1936
Physical Details: 3.75 x 2.25 inches
Description: 1936 Buick and its companion trailer parked in front of Butts Motor Company (1520 East Douglas Avenue). The scene suggests that a customer has made a purchase and intends to go on a family trip in the latest style.
Keywords: Business and industry, street scenes, sports and recreation, camping, transportation, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_T3-32.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east
Title/Object Name: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east
Creator: Barnes Flying Service
Date Original: 1936
Physical Details: 7.25 x 9.25 inches
Description: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking east from vantage point above Arkansas River. Broadview Hotel and associated Arkansas Valley Interurban station dominate lower center. Douglas Avenue vertically bisects view from river through intersection with Emporia Avenue at top.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, business and industry
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-03.1.aerial-downtown.6


Link to Image Titled: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking southwest
Title/Object Name: Aerial view of downtown Wichita looking southwest
Creator: Barnes Flying Service
Date Original: 1936
Physical Details: 7.25 x 9.25 inches
Description: Aerial view looking southwest over Wichita's downtown commercial district. Broadview Hotel is partially visible at upper right; Wichita City Hall building at center; Topeka Street bisects lower left corner. Building near center is Innes Department Store. Painted sign on its roof reads "Wichita" and includes arrow pointing to the municipal airport. Sign was first painted there in 1929.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, business and industry
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-03.1.aerial-downtown.5


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