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John Harmon Kiick

Dublin Core

Title

John Harmon Kiick

Subject

John Harmon Kiick
farmer
Kiick Airport
Decatur's first airport
Route 36 and Wyckles Rd.
John Kiick
Mt. Pulaski, IL
Decatur Daily Review
Decatur, IL
1931
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of John Harmon Kiick (b. 8/7/1860, d. 9/5/1936). The son of John Kiick of Mt. Pulaski, IL, Kiick was a wealthy farmer who leased 230 acres of his land to be used as an airport. The airport was named Kiick Airport, and was on Rt. 36 and Wyckles Rd., 3 miles west of Decatur. The airport was abandoned in 1936. The photo was taken by the Decatur Daily Review on March 29, 1931. The photo was never used.

Creator

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Kiick, John Harmon

Publisher

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

3/29/1931

Contributor

John Harmon Kiick

Rights

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Relation

goes with AV2

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO206

Coverage

John Harmon Kiick, Kiick Airport, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8.5x5.75"

Files

BIO206A-Kiick_John_Harmon-3-29-1931_001.jpg

Citation

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL , “John Harmon Kiick,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 31, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2148.