Jan flying a kite in the story, "The Wind's Work."

Jan with kite

Jan flying a kite in the story, "The Wind's Work."

A light frame of wood covered with paper, for flying in the air.

Kite

A light frame of wood covered with paper, for flying in the air.

Children playing with a kite.

Kite

Children playing with a kite.

A Marvin Hargrave weather kite with meteorograph attached. The meteorograph is an instrument that measures the pressure and temperature of the atmosphere when in flight.

Marvin Hargrave Meteorology Kite with Meteorgraph Attached

A Marvin Hargrave weather kite with meteorograph attached. The meteorograph is an instrument that measures…

A Marvin weather kite reel powered by hand. The reel keeps record of the direction and intensity of the kite. The reeling machine may have gas engine attached for convenience.

Hand Powered Marvin Weather Kite Reel

A Marvin weather kite reel powered by hand. The reel keeps record of the direction and intensity of…