Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Air pilots

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Clipping entitled "Police Head Thanks Pilot" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy. The photograph's caption states, "Howard, E. Hall, pilot of the T. & W. A. [Transcontinental & Western Air] plane that brought back the McElroy kidnapers, was congratulated by E. C. Reppert, director of police, when he arrived at the airport. The picture shows R. E. Vetterli, chief agent, department of justice; James O’Neil, secretary to the chief of police; Mr. Reppert, Howard E.

Object Type: 
Clippings
Photographs

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 showing photographs relating to the kidnappers of Mary McElroy. Included are photographs of those that apprehended, transported, and unknowingly aided the kidnappers, the hideout, the ransom, the kidnapper's car, and the kidnappers themselves.

Object Type: 
Photographs

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.