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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
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...
Lifestyles: Study Links Prayer to Recovery in Heart Patients
Article about the study by Dr. William Harris "and other researchers at the Mid America Heart Institute, the heart program of St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, MO," revealing higher recovery rates in...
Lifestyles: Kansas City, MO, Homeless Couple Weds after They Met at Soup Kitchen
Photos and article about the wedding of a homeless couple (LaToyya West and Raymond Robinson) at the soup kitchen "at the Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church in Kansas City, MO."
Lifestyles of the Rich and Subsidized
Article analyzes the use of property tax abatements to encourage development of Downtown real estate.
Lifestyle: Renovating a Neighborhood
Article discussing architectural renovation of older historic buildings in Midtown neighborhoods for adaptive reuse, with photos.
Lifestyle: A Family Down and Out
Photos and article about the growing number of homeless families in Kansas City and charitable institutions for their aid such as the Salvation Army Emergency Lodge and "a low-income housing project in...
Lifestyle Conveniences, Tax Abatement Provided with Historic Lofts
Advertising article featuring 2029 Wyandotte St. historic four-story building being converted to the Frieght House Lofts.
Lifeless Streets Mar KC Convention Complex
Columnists critiques the new grand ballroom addition to the Kansas City convention complex. The architecture does not connect to the streets around it and the setting is sterile and empty. To the south,...
Life-Long Faith in His Cotton Picker Finally Rewarded John Daniel Rust
File containing an Illustration and biographical article about John Daniel Rust, or John Rust, an inventor of a cotton-picking machine around the time of World War II. Resident of Independence, Missouri...
Several residents of Kansas City whose lives were impacted by the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act are interviewed. The interviewees discuss how the law affected access to jobs, access to housing,...
Laws; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Discrimination; Segregation
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