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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
46 Years Ago in Life: Once a Queen, Always a Queen
Photos and biographical article about Joanne Warren, former 16-year-old queen of the 1945 "annual ball of the junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, a tradition in Kansas City since 1917. Review of the...
5,000 Miles to the Sneaker
Photos and biographical article about E. John Coonjohn, a prominent "Kansas City jogger" expecting "to set the world record for miles jogged in a year: 5,000-plus," by day a 51-year-old civil rights investigator...
50 Largest Area Employers. ..
Table listing the top 50 largest Kansas City area employers in 1984, with the following top notables: (1) federal government, (2) General Motors Corporation, (3) Bendix Corporation, (4) Missouri state...
Fighting the Ghosts at Lone Jack
Extensive article about the Battle of Lone Jack southeast of Kansas City in 1862, with maps, photos, illustrations, and a list of casualties of the battle.
40% More Streets Flushed
Article with photos about the increased efficiency through bigger trucks in street cleaning.
File contains photos and information on the Fidelity Building or the Fidelity Bank Building, a 32-story early Kansas City skyscraper built in 1932 at 911 Walnut Street on the site of the old Post Office...
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...
Fiction Is a Police Curse--What Are the Facts?
Article with a graph, chart, and map to illustrate the restructuring of the police department to improve its efficiency, the map showing density of auto thefts in 1928.
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...
9 More in the Hot Seat: The Management Network Group
Photo and description of Rich Nespola, head of the Management Network Group, established in 1990, providing "consulting services to the global telecommunications industry."
Photo and information on 13th Street, depicting 1930s structures on the street such as 1880s residences, the "citadel of the Salvation Army," Municipal Auditorium, and the Kansas City Power & Light Building....
1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the middle and later career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908 Main Street and nominated...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Joseph Mercer, former Missouri state treasurer and Jackson County treasurer living in Independence. Born in Platte City, Missouri, in 1845 and serving in the Civil War before becoming...
10 Shining Years For KC Curlers
The author in his newspaper commentary column discusses the 10th anniversary of the sculpture atop the pylons at Bartle Hall, often referred to as "hair curlers". The name of the sculpture is "Sky Stations"...
. ..Presenting W. T. Grant: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about William Grant, or Tom Grant, president of the Business Men's Assurance Company with offices in the old B. M. A. Building across from Union Station. Native of Ohio raised...
'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...
. ..Presenting George C. Fiske: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about George Fiske, "chairman of the shiny new Citizens Association of Kansas City." Native of Maine becoming an electrical engineer and executive of the General Electric...
. ..Presenting H. Roe Bartle: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about H. Roe Bartle, "chief executive of the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America" and later mayor of Kansas City in the 1950s. Also a nation-wide lecturer, veteran...
. ..Presenting Harry Gambrel: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Biographical article about Harry Gambrel, "[t]he new presiding judge of the county court, Jackson County, Missouri." Former member of "the Youth Movement in Kansas City" in 1934 before co-founding the...
. ..Presenting Herbert H. Wilson: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Herbert Wilson, 56-year-old "president of Emery, Bird, Thayer's, Kansas City's oldest department store." Native of Hillsboro, Missouri coming to Kansas City in 1935...
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