Aerial view of Kansas City's Municipal Airport with the Missouri River and downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport
KMBC reporter, Paul Henning (who later went to Hollywood and produced Petticoat Junction and The Beverly Hillbillies) interviewing Bernice Claire; flanked by Ruth Warrick and Dick Berger at the Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Mo.
In the 1920s, air travel was new and uncertain. City booster Lou Holland, one of the first to see its possibilities, became the "Father of Kansas City Aviation" when he helped establish Kansas City's first municipal airport.
Frontal portrait of Mann and unidentified man at Municipal Airport.