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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
50 Years Strong
Subtitle to article reads: "Jasper's Continues Tradition of Red Sauce and Sicilian Flavor." Article reviews Jasper's Restaurant located at 1201 W. 103rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri.
50% Expansion Doubles Capacity
Detailed description of the revamped and expanded water plant, with descriptions of the "original plant constructed in 1924-7" and improvements in 1941, with several photos.
53 Years of Service to One University
Photo and biographical article about Frederick Peters, retiring at the age of 84 in 1962 as "alumni secretary" and former German teacher as "[g]uest of honor at the 75th commencement of Kansas Wesleyan...
54 Million Votes Put Cook on Top
David Cook, of Blue Springs, MO, won the American Idol competition on May 21, 2008. "Cook gathered nearly 56 percent of the 97.5 million votes cast." 25-year-old Cook defeated David Archuleta for the title...
Musicians; Contests; Singers; Awards;
54-56 Janssen Place Opens to Friends
History and description of the residence originally home to the founder of the Jenkins Music Company, J. W. Jenkins, at 54-56 Janssen Place.
54-Year China Trip Ends
Biographical article about Mrs. Anna M. Chuning, returning from a 54-year-long stay in China as a member of the American Christian missionary movement, changing her name there to Ann Chuning Hsiao. Photos,...
$6.88 Million in Urban Grants Made
Article provides details concerning a series of grants awarded to urban redevelopment projects by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Julie Porter, Executive Director of LISC, is interviewed and...
Neighborhoods; Urban renewal; Assistance;
60 Artful Minutes: A Visit with Thomas Hart Benton
Interview of Kansas City artist Thomas Hart Benton covering his career and "his recent interview on CBS's Sixty Minutes [television] program, on which both he and Picasso were covered," including his contrast...
Graphics and statistics reflecting what happens in Kansas City between 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in 2008. It was based on an article, "The Busiest Hour on Earth" that ran in New York's "World Magazine" in 1906....
63rd Street Trafficway
Description with photos and history of 63rd Street Trafficway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Swope Parkway to Elmwood Avenue, 0.64 miles long, acquired in 1913.
63rd Street: A Vital Link
Article focuses on the history, diversity, and gradual rebirth of the 63rd Street Corridor, which stretches from State Line Road east into Raytown, Missouri. The road is described as a "vital artery" that...
65 Years of Service and Experience
Description of the investment banking company founded in 1885, at 916 Baltimore Avenue.
68,937 And Counting: Searching Inmate Case Files from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas
Article describes information that can be obtained from inmate case files at the Leavenworth penitentiary. Case files include inmate photographs, record sheets, personal data sheets, fingerprints, daily...
6th Street Trafficway
The 6th Street Trafficway opened October 7, 1957.
7 Former Mayors at Van Horn Home
File containing a biographical article about the "picnic at the home of Colonel Robert T. Van Horn at [his home at the] Evanston [railway station in Independence] in honor of Kansas City's most distinguished...
'70 Slaying of Politician a Mob Hit?
Article about the re-opened Leon Jordan murder case that ties the murder to the Mafia. New evidence implicates a "low-profile mob associate known on the street as 'Shotgun Joe' [Joe Centimano]." Centimano...
Organized crime; Homicides; Political elections;
70th Anniversary of the Union Station Massacre
Brief article recounting the Union Station Massacre on its 70th anniversary. Bureau of Investigation escorts of escaped murderer and bank robber Frank Nash were ambushed in front of Union Station in Kansas...
71 + 49 = Quicker + Safer
Article announces that U.S. 71 has been officially renamed Interstate 49. Details regarding recent improvements aimed at bringing the highway up to federal interstate system standards are provided. A Missouri...
73 Years of Progress--1877-1950
Photo and text about Thornton and Minor Hospital, "one of K.C.'s oldest institutions, in new hospital home," depicting both original building at 10th and Wyandotte Streets and 1950 buildings at Linwood...
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