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Aerial Views (Curtiss Flying Service)
Business Buildings (Henry Green)
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra
Eldridge Slides of Kansas City
Guadalupe Center Photographs
Guerrillas and Outlaws
Hargrave Photograph Collection
Journal-Post Photographs (Zeldin)
Photographs (General Collection)
Postcards (Mrs. Sam Ray's)
Music - Dance - Theater
Native American & Western Photograph Collection
Nelly Don Photographs
1951 Kansas City Flood
Nineteenth-Century Kansas City
South Central Business Association
Willis Castle Memorial Photographs
Horace Kearny Death
Obituary for Horace Kearny, an early flyer from Kansas City. He died in an airplane crash in California in December of 1912. He was attempting to fly over the water from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Also...
A Chorus Beyond Song
Describes the history, current status, and future of the Heartland Men's Chorus.
History of Kansas City, Missouri
Portrait and biographical sketch of Joseph Chick, a store merchant and banker, moving to Jackson County in 1836, engaged in business with Northrup & Chick and the National Bank of Kansas City, among other...
File contains information on Hiram Young (1812-1882), a pioneer black wagon-maker of Independence, Missouri. Native of Tennesse born into slavery and buying his own freedom in Lafayette County, Missouri...
Article describes the history of the waitresses of the Harvey House restaurant chain, also known as "Harvey Girls," and their importance in the history of the western United States.
He Should Be Broke
Photos of and biographical article about Ted Ehney, Jr., "Kansas City's premiere 'Developer's developer," a Vietnam War veteran, and "35-year-old transplanted Texan," starting his company here in 1975....
A Rebel Child of Civil War Days: Frances M. Lipscomb Hickman
Biographical article about Frances M. Lipscomb Hickman, or Frances Hickman "of Independence," granddaughter of John Harris (of the Harris House hotel in Westport). Born "a mile south of Dallas, Missouri,"...
A Portfolio of Local Inventors
Illustrations and descriptions of local inventors and their inventions from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including suspenders developed by firefighter George Hale for carrying "more than 100...
Genealogy of Delbert James Haff and Wife, Grace Isabel Barse
Photo and biographical sketch of Delbert James Haff, or Delbert Haff, and his wife, Grace Isabel Barse Haff, or Grace Haff. Description of James's life and career, born in Michigan in 1859 and coming to...
Brief article about the Brookside district or Brookside neighborhood and the "pending demise of our [its] Brookside Amoco station," among other traditional neighborhood institutions with the advent of...
Biographical sketch of George Hallett (1842~1900), "a capitalist living retired in Kansas City for over twenty years," a native of Vermont and coming to Kansas City in 1880, that year opening a "business...
Kansas City's Powerful Women
Review of the most powerful women in the city in various categories, including politics, neighborhoods, law, medicine, community service and philanthropy, media, and the arts.
A Retiring School Leader Is Cited for Long Service
Biographical article about Miss Barbara Henderson, "becoming director of elementary education in 1948" in Kansas City, a native of Wichita, Kansas, starting as a teacher there and coming to Kansas City...
A Retired Methodist Minister with Two Score Slaves Transformed into a Plantation 365 Acres North of of Thirty-First Street at Troost, Which He Found a Wilderness
Illustrated map and biographical article about Reverend James Porter (1786-1851), a pioneer Methodist minister arriving in Jackson County from Tennessee with his mother in 1829 before settling in Kansas...
Historic Kansas City Architecture
Photos and captions for the interior and exterior of Union Station, "[a]ccepted to the National Register of Historic Places."
Photos and biographical article about Ginny Graves, a teacher in Kansas City of other teachers in through large seminars on the subject of historic tradition and preservation, especially the built environment,...
If You've Too Much Climate, Try Climate Control: In the Missouri River Valley, You Are Smack in the Middle of a Trying Climate
Illustrations, map, architectural drawings, and article about the adaptations in housing necessary for comfortable residential living in the Missouri River Valley, including Kansas City and Saint Louis...
Hyatt Gets High Marks
Article about the high quality of the hotel's offerings including interior decoration.
Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical
Photo and bio of Dr. Henry Morrison (1843~1900), a physician and native of Maryland coming to Kansas City about 1869 and later starting a drug store business at 12th and Locust Streets (and later at about...
Hughes' Views of Kansas City
Photo of Hewson Building at 1016-1018 Walnut Street.
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