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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
Life at Shawnee Mission
Description of "Reverend Mr. Meek" as "the appointed preacher and the head teacher" at the Shawnee Mission in 1854, living there with his wife and her niece.
Life at Leavenworth Full of Interest and Danger for a Daring Psychologist
File containing a photo (of the author) and book review of "My Six Convicts," an autobiographical book about the experiences of Donald Powell Wilson, or Donald Wilson, a resident of the Fort Leavenworth...
Life at Bent's Fort
Abridged reprint of an article originally published in Forest and Stream magazine in 1910. The article describes day-to-day life at Bent's Fort. Topics covered include: holiday celebrations at the fort,...
Fur trade; Forts & fortifications;
Life as a Campaign Backdrop . . .
Article briefly describes a visit by 2004 Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry and Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards to the Smithville farm of Jim and Ruth Nelson. The Nelsons hosted a rally...
Life and Times of Mother Bridget Hayden
Book about the Osage Mission in Kansas and other early Catholic missions and missionaries in 1800s Kansas.
Life and Death in the Delivery Room
Difficult issues at the Ob-Gyn Department related to abortions and uninsured mothers from the inner city.
Life after Wal-Mart
Article reporting the end of the 32-year relationship between Wal-Mart and Kansas City advertising agency Bernstein-Rein. During what is described as "one of the longer standing relationships in advertising,"...
Life after Alvin
Photos and article about the modern dance group in Kansas City called the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Lieutenant G. K. Warren's 1855 and 1856 Manuscript Maps of the Missouri River
A manuscript map set consisting of thirty-nine plates plus a title page that were made by William H. Hutton and J. Hudson Snowden during the summers of 1855 and 1856 under the direction of Lieutenant Gouverneur...
Maps; Map making;
Lieut. Fremont's Expedition to Oregon and California
A brief outline of John C. Fremont's expedition route throughout the western United States. Leaving from Westport, Missouri, he traveled to the Rocky Mountains, the "great Salt Lake of Northern Mexico,"...
Lie Down for America: How the Republican Party Sows Ruin on the Great Plains
In this article Frank, author of 'What's the Matter with Kansas?', explores the phenomenon of working-class midwesterners voting Republican against what would seem to be their best interests. He discusses...
Library's Book Sale Moved to River Market
Short notice in the paper that the Kansas City Public Library Friends of the Library organization will this year have their annual book sale in the River Market at 305 W. 5th Street.
Library World News: May Join Teachers' Retirement System
Article about the retirement system of the Kansas City Public Library, possibly joining "the Teachers' Retirement System" in 1944 and including the following retired librarians: Priscilla Burd, Minnie...
Library World News: Kansas Travel Exhibit
Article about the "Pageant of American Travel Week" at the Kansas City Public Library in 1941, with exhibits at each branch "built around the historic dates outstanding in United States history," including...
Library World News: Circulation Increasing
Short article about increased circulation in the library and a new circulation system adapting to war rationing.
Library with Focus on Spanish Opens Today
Photos and article about the opening on September 10, 2001 of "the Irene H. Ruiz Biblioteca de las Americas" (formerly the West Branch Library) of the Kansas City Public Library system, also known as the...
Library Situation in Missouri
Article about the history of library service in Missouri, showing its low rankings compared to other states, especially in rural areas, and describing the efforts to combat this by the Missouri Library...
Library Receives Legendary Jazz Collections
Pam McShann, daughter of Jay McShann, has donated her father's papers to the Special Collections Department at Miller Nichols Library. The collection, which includes videos of interviews, photographs,...
Jazz; Libraries; Archives;
Library Publicity: Posters for the Library
Photos (of illustrated posters) and article about the posters and poster-making organized "the Publicity Department of the Kansas City, Mo., Public Library" and produced by "three young high school graduates."...
Library Opens to Fanfare
Story covers the grand opening of the South Kansas City Branch Library located at 75th and Grand. Includes photographs of the exterior and interior of the building. Branch was later named Waldo in honor...
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