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Photograph of Transcontinental & Western Air employees loading air mail into a Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor airplane, NC9606, at Municipal Airport.

Negative of the Kansas City area’s first airmail with Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison, 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. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

Date: 
October 31st 1921

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.

Date: 
October 31st 1921

Negative of air mail planes at American Legion Field, taken by R. S. Knowlson, Kansas City, Missouri, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. American Legion field was located at 67th St. and Belinder Road (now Avenue) in Mission Hills, Kansas. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

Date: 
May 1926

Negative of air mail planes at American Legion Field, taken by R. S. Knowlson, Kansas City, Missouri, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. American Legion field was located at 67th St. and Belinder Road (now Avenue) in Mission Hills, Kansas. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

Date: 
October 21st 1921
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