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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
History of Lafayette County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of George Neithercutt, a farmer and carpenter born in Virginia in 1829 and moving to Missouri in 1858.
Honorable John F. Philips
Mention of Mrs. Jess Dumont and John F. Fible as grandchildren of Judge John F. Philips.
Brief article describing the bowling alley in the basement of St. John's Catholic Club in Strawberry Hill, a neighborhood near downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The bowling alley has been in continuous operation...
History to Come Alive at Majors' Home
Article about the restoration of the 1856 home of Alexander Majors at 8145 State Line Road.
History of the State of Kansas
Portrait and biographical sketch of A. J. Utley, a lawyer of Osage County, Kansas born in Pennsylvania in 1833.
Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas
Description of the "Four Houses" trading post of 1820, the "oldest, and possibly the principal one of these trading posts. ..located at the present site of Bonner Springs."
Historic Kansas City Architecture
Book contains a photo and caption about the "early Westport home" built in about 1855, located at 4000 Baltimore Avenue.
Historic Grand Avenue Temple Faces Demolition
The "Mother Church of Methodism" faces possible closure and demolition. The historic Greek Revival Church at 205 E. 9th was designed by John McKecknie. Congregation members are considering an offer from...
'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture
Photos and biographical article about David Hunt, a 43-year-old art teacher at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and artist with a warehouse studio next to Lidia's restaurant on Baltimore Avenue, specializing...
He Taught Northeast to Dance
Dean Hughson in his "e-interviews" column features Eddie Oyer who for many years has been a music and dance teacher in the Northeast area. He also plays for the Budd Park Christian Church on Sundays and...
A Serious Obsession
Article about the Johnson County "softball utopia" called Miller's Woods and the successful amateur players there.
Harry Taylor: Former Motion Picture Figure Dies in Los Angeles
Obituary for Harry Taylor, a local movie theater pioneer involved with the Diamond Theater at 15th and Prospect Avenue and the Queen Theater at 15th and Brooklyn Avenue.
A String of Sixty Murders: A Serial Killer--or Copycats--Haunts Kansas City
Photo and article about the "sixty women--three quarters of them black, drug-using prostitutes"--found murdered in Kansas City since 1977, leading to an investigation into a possible serial killer.
Four Years in Secessia: Adventures within and beyond the Union Lines
Chapter of the book about the Civil War camp experiences of a Union soldier at Syracuse, Missouri, en route to Springfield, Missouri, in 1861, with comments on the negative aspects and effects of war.
Imperial Kansas City, 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources
Description of the business of J. W. Merrill, "one of the oldest and most successful lumber dealers in the west, he having established in 1868" a "plant at Southwest boulevard and Summit." Description...
Imperialism on Display: The Philippine Exhibition at the 1904 World's Fair
Examination of the Philippine Exhibition at the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis as a display of the United States' pinnacle of imperialism and arrogance in treatment of Filipinos in the wake of the 1899...
In Kansas City, Missouri Economic Development Plays Catch-Up to Political Clout
Photos and article about the conditions for black people or African Americans in late 1970s Kansas City. Description of many black leaders (Leon Jordan, Bruce Watkins, Jr., J. McKinley Neal, Joanne Collins,...
In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates
Photo of the hotel "built by Benoist Troost in 1849. In 1856 known as the American Hotel, previously the property of the Emigrant Aid Society. On the levee, between Delaware and Wyandotte Streets. 1867."...
A Rugged Ozarks Resident at 83 Tells Tales of a Pioneer Neighbor's Prowess
Biographical article about Jacob Coonce (1806-1878), a hunter and soldier from Saint Clair County, Missouri, building that region's first cabin in 1831 and moving around 1832 to Jackson County near Brush...
Lewis to Get Jury Trial
Photo and article about the "charges for failing to comply with city ordinances concerning 103-109 Gladstone Blvd." against landlord William Lewis for his Hillcrest Apartments there ("for rubbish and plumbing...
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