Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Postmaster Congratulating Pilot at Richards Field


Negative of postmaster congratulating pilot on first airmail run, May 1926. This photograph was taken by R. S. Knowlson at Richards Field and also includes Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison in the frame. 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.

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May 1926
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7101 Blue Ridge Boulevard
Raytown, MO
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