Postmasters

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Postmaster Congratulating Pilot at American Legion Field

Negative of postmaster congratulating pilot on first airmail run, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. This photograph was taken by R. S. Knowlson at the American Legion field. American Legion field was located at 67th St. and Belinder Road (now Avenue) in Mission Hills, Kansas. The image includes Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison in the frame. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

Lou Holland at Kansas City's Air Mail Dedication

Lou Holland standing by a seated Ike Morrell at Kansas City's air mail dedication at Richards Field, May 1926. 94-year-old Morrell was a guest of honor, the oldest postmaster in the state, from Notch, MO. Richard's Field was located at the southeast corner of Gregory Boulevard and Blue Ridge Boulevard in Raytown, Missouri. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.