Aerial views

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Aerial view of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis G. Wilson at 67th and Glenwood Streets in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1935. The Wilson residence, at the center of the image, and a neighboring Tudor-style house to the west face 67th Street, which runs across the lower right of the image. Glenwood Street runs north and south through the lower left of the image. Several other houses, barns, and outbuildings surround the Wilson residence, along with large yards and farmland. 

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Photograph with slide description, "Air view over Swift's plant to Stock Exchange; Kansas City, Mo. (1927)."

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Photograph with an aerial view of the Columbus Park neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri. The area in view ranges from Charlotte Street on the left hand side of the image to Gillis Street on the right, and from 4th Street at the top of the image to Pacific Street at the bottom. The image shows an apparent funeral procession down Campbell Street to Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

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Photograph with an aerial view of the industrial area looking south along the Blue River. Streets shown include Independence Road (presently Wilson Road) (foreground), Independence Avenue (center), and 12th Street (background). Ford Motor Company (right background) and the American Radiator Company (center background) are also pictured.

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Photograph with an aerial view looking north along Van Brunt Boulevard. Northeast High School and Budd Park is pictured.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, across the Armourdale district and towards the Kansas River.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northwest toward downtown Kansas City taken over near 18th and Harrison streets. Shows the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers, Municipal Airport, and Fairfax area.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Fairfax Industrial Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. It is noted on the back of the photograph that Curtiss Wright is at the northern end of the field. This vantage point faces northeast an shows the intersection of Funston Road and Fairfax Road (presently Fairfax Trafficway) in the center.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of residential districts Armour Fields (foreground) and Armour Hills (background) near 69th and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces east-northeast.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of northeast Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces east and shows the area that will eventually be remade as Jersey Creek Park.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Lake Quivira. Work on the lake and the surrounding area was started by the Quivira Development Company in 1927. The first stages of the project were completed by the early 1930s. This vantage point faces west with the Kansas River in the right background.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Inland Aviation Company, also known as Inland Aircraft Company, once located at the southeast corner of Fairfax Road (presently Fairfax Trafficway) and Funston Road in Kansas City, Kansas. The Inland Sport was the first plane built and one of the fastest personal planes of the period. The Depression caused the company, in business only 22 months, to go bankrupt. It was known for its racers.

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