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Local History Index (No Images, Only Citations)
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
Like It or Not, Ideals Changed America
Biographical article about Leonard Goodall, "a Warrensburg, Mo., mechanic" and inventor of the "prototype for the modern lawn mower" in the 1930s, with his patented "rotary power mower among 50 of the...
Like a Tug of War
Article discussing the events leading up to and following the lynching of Thomas Gilyard, an African American man accused of shooting Theodore Leslie, a white police officer in Joplin, Missouri in 1903....
Article about haydite being used to construct ships.
Lights, Camera, Long!
It is hoped that a film about Robert Long and his contributions to Kansas City will be made soon. Richard Luckin is to produce the film. The article quotes Luckin as: "It's a beautiful story of a man from...
Lights! Camera! Kansas City!
Article about movies filmed on-location in Kansas City, sometimes for its "retro" appearance.
Lights Transition New City Hall into Luminous Pillar
Lights and Shadows of Kansas History
Speech (given by the president of the Kansas State Historical Society) about the certainties and uncertainties of Kansas history back to prehistoric geologic events and climatic changes, various Indian...
File contains information and photocopies of photographs of the Lighton Studio at 1718 Holly, Kansas City, Missouri, and Gertrude Woolf Lighton, initiator of the Lighton Studio for artists in the 1920s....
Artists; Artists' studios;
Lighting Up the Avenue
The 2006 Avenue of the Arts is the seventh time for the annual display. For this year six pieces are on display along Central Avenue between Ninth and 14th Streets. Milton Stevenson's artwork which is...
Lighting News: C. A. B. Halvorson
Photo and biographical article about C. A. B. Halvorson, "distinguished pioneer in street lighting developments," winning awards with his career starting in 1898 with the General Electric Company and proceeding...
Lighting a Fire for Prairie
Article describes the mission and history of the Missouri Prairie Foundation. The organization was founded in 1966 by a small group of Missourians alarmed by the loss of tallgrass prairie in the state....
Prairies; Conservation of natural resources;
Light-Rail Proposal Takes Two More Hits
HNTB Corp., consultants for the light-rail plan for Kansas City, reported that there isn't enough money to fund the $1.5 billion proposed system. On the same day, the City Council learned that the petition...
Transportation; Railroads; Mass transit;
Light Rail Rolls
In November 2006, Kansas City voters approved a light rail plan proposed by long-time light rail proponent Clay Chastain. Critics of the plan charge that it is not economically feasibe; however, the Kansas...
Transportation; Mass transit
Light Rail Petition Looks to "Veto" Chamber of Commerce Decision
Discusses a petition drive led by activist Clay Chastain to demonstrate public approval of light rail to Kansas City International Airport, despite the Chamber of Commerce's determination that the public...
Light Rail Initiative Mirrors FOCUS Report, Competes with City Proposal
Article describing how Clay Chastain's light rail initiative meets requirements of Kansas City's FOCUS development plan.
Light Rail Challenge
Describes various factors contributing to the difficulty of implementing light rail in Kansas City.
Light Rail a Heavy Headache
Article about the proposed light rail service planned to not pass through Northeast Kansas City but to the west and south of it, with information on its approval rating in the neighborhood. Also comparison...
Light in the Early West: Berenice Chouteau
Biographical book about the life of Berenice Chouteau (1801-1888), the first white woman in the Kansas City area in 1821 along with her husband Francois. Book contains several illustrations and descriptions,...
Lifetime Expectation--Kansas City Artist Creates Enduring Art
Short article about Kansas City artist Carolyn Payne. Payne creates paintings on ceramic tiles that become murals. Her work can be found across the states and at the Country Club Plaza. She started Payne...
Artists; Arts & crafts; Murals; Painting;
The recipients of the Edward Tanner awards include El Dorado Inc. for architecture (Holbrook Loft); John Rufenacht Associates for interior design; and Outdoor Environments Inc. for construction. Edward...
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