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Link to Image Titled: Red Star Milling Company
Title/Object Name: Red Star Milling Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1947
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking northeast from 18th Street. Main office and mill of Red Star Milling Company, 430 East 18th Street, in foreground. Pillsbury’s Best Flour grain elevator, 2100 North Emporia, in background
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_A2-34.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Wilson Field Airport
Title/Object Name: Wilson Field Airport
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1947
Physical Details: 6.5 x 8.5 inches
Description: Wilson Field airport located east of intersection of 37th Street and North Webb Road was opened in 1944 and named for Fred D. Wilson, Wichita banker. Later it was renamed and expanded as Jabara Airport.
Keywords: Wichita, aviation, airports, airplanes, transportation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.10.2


Link to Image Titled: Emith Temple Christmas party at Dunbar Theater
Title/Object Name: Emith Temple Christmas party at Dunbar Theater
Creator: F. L. Cohen Studio
Date Original: 1947
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Christmas party sponsored by Emith Temple, a fraternal organization, at the Dunbar Theater, 1007 Cleveland, in December 1947.
Keywords: Wichita; organizations, clubs and groups; arts and entertainment; Emith Temple; children; Dunbar Theater; interiors; African Americans.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-3.1.fratorgs.1


Link to Image Titled: Butts Motor Company
Title/Object Name: Butts Motor Company
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1947
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Looking northeast at Butts Motor Company, 1520-24 and 1600 East Douglas. The photograph may have been staged to advertise the sale of cars with special controls to disabled people such as the men with the crutches. During the 1940s the Oldsmobile Company developed the first fully automatic transmission and promoted the “Hydra-Matic” to injured veterans returning from World War II. Each vehicle was equipped with controls determined by an individual’s specific needs. Other businesses in view include The Ferndale Café, Kansas Press, and Orpheum Cleaners.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, people, street scenes, transportation, automobiles, Cadillac, cars, crutches, military, service men, WW II.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2NE-103.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Pan American Cafe Waitresses
Title/Object Name: Pan American Cafe Waitresses
Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date Original: 1947
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Sixteen women dressed as "cowgirls" in celebration of the Chisholm Trail Jubilee, September, 1947. The week-long festival included rodeos, street dances, historical re-enactments, parades, and prominent dignitaries. The women wore their costumes to work and in a parade. All are identified (on file).
Keywords: Wichita; business and industry; organizations, clubs and groups; public events; people; hats; boots; saddle shoes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Photographs
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H1-57.3.1


Link to Image Titled: Douglas Avenue and Cityscape
Title/Object Name: Douglas Avenue and Cityscape
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1947
Physical Details: 7 x 9.5 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking east on Douglas Avenue from Broadview Hotel. Skyline shows a cluster of tall commercial buildings in downtown Wichita and the Wichita City Hall with clock tower. The image blurs into the horizon at the barely visible Hillcrest Apartments building (see also item wschm_U2-1.3.9).
Keywords: Business and industry, street scenes, automobiles, panorama.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_U2-1.3.10


Link to Image Titled: Chisholm Trail Jubilee Parade
Title/Object Name: Chisholm Trail Jubilee Parade
Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date Original: 1947
Physical Details: 6.5 x 4.5 inches
Description: Birdseye view of parade float sponsored by the Pan American Café. The women who worked as waitresses at this Chinese-owned restaurant dressed as "cowgirls" during the Chisholm Trail Jubilee events (see item wschm_H1-57.3.1).
Keywords: Business and industry; organizations, clubs and groups; public events; people; costumes; American flags; street scenes; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H1-57.3.2


Link to Image Titled: De Luxe Barber Shop interior
Title/Object Name: De Luxe Barber Shop interior
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Interior view of De Luxe Barber Shop at 1209 East 9th Street showing employees and patrons. From left, Sullivan S. Starks is first barber, and owner Theo Sayers is third barber.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, people, barbers, manicurists, shoe shines, interiors, African Americans.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-3.1.barbershops.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Fire Department Drill Tower
Title/Object Name: Wichita Fire Department Drill Tower
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1948
Physical Details: 10 x 8 inches
Description: Firemen practice with Peter Pirsch aerial ladder truck at Wichita Fire Department's drill tower.
Keywords: Wichita, public services, people, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Richard M. Long Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-04.2.12.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Art Association
Title/Object Name: Wichita Art Association
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1948
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Early location of Wichita Art Association in College Hill neighborhood. The building at 401 North Belmont, built as a residence in 1913, was used by the Association from 1942 to 1964. The Art Association moved to its current location in 1964.
Keywords: Wichita, libraries and museums, arts and entertainment, education, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.67.8.4


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