Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search current collection
Browsing page 2 of 1910 with 38181 item(s) in  
 Image: Title: Abstract: Subject:

21. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. H. C. Morrison, "druggist, and a member of the upper council, Kansas City. Born in Maryland in 1843 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1870...

22. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge, an early physician of Kansas City born in Kentucky in 1825 and coming here in 1848.

23. ''Can Basketball Survive Chamberlain?'' ''Can Basketball Survive Chamberlain?'' Article describing Wilt Chamberlain's years in Lawrence, Kansas and his relationship with the University of Kansas. Includes a description of Forrest C. ''Phog'' Allen's recruiting of Chamberlain as a...

24. . ..Presenting E. M. Dodds: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting E. M. Dodds: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about Eugene Dodds, or Ted Dodds, head of the United States Cold Storage Company and "vice president of the American Royal Association." Description of his career and his...

25. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Henry Ess, "one of the prominent lawyers of Kansas City and a native of Audrain county, Missouri," born in 1840 and coming to Kansas City in 1865.

26. 1997: The Year That Was 1997: The Year That Was Describes political, social, and other highlights from 1997.

27. First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue Article tracing the history of the packing industry in the city mainly from 1859, when J. L. Mitchener, the first, opened, to 1871, when the Stockyards opened and four large packing houses had been firmly...

28. First Rock Island "Rocket" Blazed the Pioneers' Trail First Rock Island "Rocket" Blazed the Pioneers' Trail History of the railroad company since its entrance into Kansas City in 1880.

29. . ..Presenting Albert F. Hillix: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Albert F. Hillix: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about Albert Hillix, president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, former city attorney of Weston, Missouri, and a veteran of World War I and World War II.

30. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Ralph Ingalls, a lawyer born in Atchison, Kansas, in 1870 and coming to Kansas City in 1895.

31. . ..Presenting Frank A. Theis: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Frank A. Theis: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about Frank Theis, "president of the Simonds-Shields-Theis Grain Company" and formerly the youngest president of the Kansas City Board of Trade in 1931. Native Kansas Citian...

32. 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair File containing a magazine or book excerpt with several large photos and captions from scenes at the 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair, including the Administration Building, Machinery Hall, the California...

33. First Ward to Ward Parkway First Ward to Ward Parkway Photo and description of the new Jackson County Courthouse and plans for two more "Pendergast Pyramids"--a municipal auditorium and city hall, all constructed with Tom Pendergast's Ready Mixed Concrete...

34. 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies File containing a photo and obituary for Johnnie Taylor, "a soul singer whose crossover appeal gave him his biggest hit in the disco era." Born in Arkansas about 1938 and raised in Kansas City before becoming...

35. 'Loggers' Converge at City Park 'Loggers' Converge at City Park Photo and article about the high demand for dead trees from Kansas City parks as wood-burning fuel during the energy crisis.

36. First Trolley Cars First Trolley Cars First practical overhead trolley line run on May 1, 1885.

37. 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her Late Husband, Dale Eldred Photo and biographical article about Roberta Lord, an engineer and sculptor working on the completion of her late husband Dale Eldred's sculptures, residing next to the Kansas City Art Institute.

38. First Telephone Exchange First Telephone Exchange Tthe first telephone exchange opened for business in February 1879 with two operators during the day and one at night. There were 30 subscribers initially.

39. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...

40. First Local Airplane Flight First Local Airplane Flight The first airplane flight in Greater Kansas City took place on December 24, 1909, in Overland Park, Kansas. The promoter was W. B. Strang, a wealthy trolley-line owner. The pilot was Charles K. Hamilton....