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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
Literary Kansas City: Origins and Beyond
History of the literature in and about the Kansas City area back to French explorer Etienne de Bourgmont in 1724. Description of numerous explorers (Lewis and Clark, Paul Wilhelm, Francis Parkman, et al.)...
Feature article about Leawood, Kansas, author Candice Millard and her new book "Destiny of the Republic." Her first book, "The River of Doubt," about Theodore Roosevelt after his presidency, was published...
Authors; Books; History;
Literary Excellence Honored
Three Kansas City-area writers receive the 2006 William Rockhill Nelson Award for literary excellence: Candice Millard for non-fiction; Whitney Terrell for fiction; and Kevin Prufer for poetry.
Article describes the Kansas City Public Library's relocating to the historic First National Bank Building at 10th and Baltimore. The old, neo-classical section of the First National Bank Building began...
Literally a Beehive of Activity under Union Station
Illustrations and description of the high level of activity at Union Station and its surroundings, including high volumes of mail, including bees and other zoo animals being shipped, railroad cargo, and...
Literacy Services for Adults
Publication prepared by the Kansas City Public Library.
Literacy For Life Endowment Fund
Metal plaque (16in. x 20 in.) mounted on wood (20 in. x 24 in.) Inscribed in logo on top left: "100 Years, The Independent, established 1899." Inscription: "In memory of Robert P. Ingram Jr. on the 100th...
Discusses the prevalence of criminal activity at Ward Parkway Shopping Center and the perceived lack of action on the part of mall owners.
Listers and Cultivators
Report on the Western Manufacturing Company, maker of corn cultivators and other farming machinery. Includes interior photos of the wood and iron working departments inside the factory.
Listen to the Big Noise from the Bassman . . .
Homage to Milt Abel, a Kansas City bassist and jazz legend who died February 3, 2006. The author recalls memories of over 45 years of listening to Milt Abel play live in Kansas City.
List of Steamboat Wrecks on the Missouri River from the Beginning of Steamboat Navigation to the Present Time
Appendix of the 1897 annual report of the federal government's Chief of Engineers, describing and listing all known steamboat wrecks on the Missouri River in history, with maps.
List of Members of the Commercial Club of Kansas City
Long list of members including directors and officers.
List of Billiionaires 102 Names Longer
Article details the Forbes magazine list of worldwide billionaires. It states that there are 793 billionaires currently. From the Kansas City area, Donald Hall of Hallmark Cards ranked No. 428 on the list...
List & Clark Construction Company
A 33 page typewritten manuscript with four additional pages at the end. Gives the history of the List & Clark Construction Company which was started in 1928. They were involved with railroads, highways,...
Photo and bio of Lisle Hopkins, partner of Maynard, Hopkins & Company, "wholesale liquor dealers, Nos. 2000 to 2004 Baltimore Avenue," established in 1889 as a partnership and in 1885 as a sole proprietorship...
Lisa Grey & Jason Pollen
Revivew of show at Unit 5 Gallery, May 4-June 23, 2007.
Liquor Store Sign Ignites Westside Controversy
Describes the inclusion of what some considered an offensive depiction of a Mexican on the Royal Liquor Store sign.
Liquor Has Been Their Undoing: Liquor Trafficking and Alcohol Abuse in the Lower Missouri Fur Trade
Article about the corrupting effects of alcohol on Indians and "half-breed" Indians in the fur trade area of the Mississippi River valley, especially around Saint Louis, with maps and several illustrations....
Liquor Control Ordinance
Liquid CO2 Protects Our Water's Quality
Photos and article (written by the director of the water department) about the economic improvements in water supply purification by the Kansas City Water Department through use of bulk liquid carbon dioxide...
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