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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jim Yarnell's (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia (1960)

Wichita Art Museum Trail Walk Path

 
 
Jim Yarnell's (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia (1960) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. Jim Yarnell's (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia (1960) Marker
Inscription.
Though trained as a painter, the medium Jim Yarnell (1917-[2011]) most enjoyed was photography. He was appointed advertising manager of the Beech Aircraft Corporation in Wichita. During the summer of 1962, Yarnell spent 58 days photographing the United States from a Beechcraft Debonair, for the book This is My Land.

Silver gelatin print. Gift of Richard Yarnell and Barbara and Mark Chamberlin in memory of Ann and James Yarnell. 2009.1.43

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Location. 37° 41.235′ N, 97° 19.649′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Mosley near 1st Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 North Mosley, Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac N. Hockaday Building (a few steps from this marker); Oldtown Marketplace (a few steps from this marker); Warehouse District (a few steps from this marker); Riding the Rails (a few steps from this marker); Simmons Hardware Company (a few steps from this
Jim Yarnell's (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia (1960) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. Jim Yarnell's (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia (1960) Marker
Looking south on Mosley
marker); Simmons Hardware Company / Hockaday Paint Company (a few steps from this marker); Coleman Company (a few steps from this marker); Union Station and the Santa Fe (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jim Yarnell, Wichita Eagle Obituary. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Wichita Downtown Walking Trails Overview Map. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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(Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia image. Click for full size.
By Jim Yarnell, 1962
3. (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia
Photo of photo on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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