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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
Little Hotels, Big Problem
Review of the lack of more than 2,000 hotel rooms within walking distance of the convention center, thus limiting the number of covention Kansas City can host. Some say that the smaller hotels around Barney...
Little Gomen on the Prairie
Review of Martha's Café.
Little Faith in Phones: Kansas City Didn't
Article about the beginnings and early history of the telephone system in Kansas City.
Little Dixie Section of Missouri
The seven-county area in mid-state Missouri which falls along the Missouri River is referred to as Little Dixie. Because of the agricultural activity here, slavery was prominent in this area before the...
Little Dixie and the Mystic Land of Poosey
Article about the history and characteristics of the geographical area of Missouri known as "Little Dixie," along the Missouri River and the "Land of Poosey," in Grundy County. Description of the area's...
Little Blue Parkway
Review of the development of Little Blue Parkway from I-70 to Highway 24. Includes color photograph with color-coding showing the various building phases.
Little Blue Baptist Church
One roll of microfilmed book material on the Little Blue Baptist Church in Jackson County, also called the "Primitive" or "Hardshell" Church, from the date of its constitution until April 1870.
Literature: Romancing Carla
Biographical article about Kansas City author Carla Cassidy, the pen name for "Carla Bracale, a former Chiefs cheerleader and nightclub singer," with photo and description of her polific romance novel...
Literary Landmarks: Eugene Field's Little William Allen
Photos, illustrationand biographical article about Saint Joseph political humorist Eugene Field and his satirical criticism of Ohio Senator William Allen (also parodied by Herman Melville in 1849) in 1876...
Literary Kansas City: Origins and Beyond
History of the literature in and about the Kansas City area back to French explorer Etienne de Bourgmont in 1724. Description of numerous explorers (Lewis and Clark, Paul Wilhelm, Francis Parkman, et al.)...
Feature article about Leawood, Kansas, author Candice Millard and her new book "Destiny of the Republic." Her first book, "The River of Doubt," about Theodore Roosevelt after his presidency, was published...
Authors; Books; History;
Literary Excellence Honored
Three Kansas City-area writers receive the 2006 William Rockhill Nelson Award for literary excellence: Candice Millard for non-fiction; Whitney Terrell for fiction; and Kevin Prufer for poetry.
Article describes the Kansas City Public Library's relocating to the historic First National Bank Building at 10th and Baltimore. The old, neo-classical section of the First National Bank Building began...
Literally a Beehive of Activity under Union Station
Illustrations and description of the high level of activity at Union Station and its surroundings, including high volumes of mail, including bees and other zoo animals being shipped, railroad cargo, and...
Literacy Services for Adults
Publication prepared by the Kansas City Public Library.
Literacy For Life Endowment Fund
Metal plaque (16in. x 20 in.) mounted on wood (20 in. x 24 in.) Inscribed in logo on top left: "100 Years, The Independent, established 1899." Inscription: "In memory of Robert P. Ingram Jr. on the 100th...
Discusses the prevalence of criminal activity at Ward Parkway Shopping Center and the perceived lack of action on the part of mall owners.
Listers and Cultivators
Report on the Western Manufacturing Company, maker of corn cultivators and other farming machinery. Includes interior photos of the wood and iron working departments inside the factory.
Listen to the Big Noise from the Bassman . . .
Homage to Milt Abel, a Kansas City bassist and jazz legend who died February 3, 2006. The author recalls memories of over 45 years of listening to Milt Abel play live in Kansas City.
List of Steamboat Wrecks on the Missouri River from the Beginning of Steamboat Navigation to the Present Time
Appendix of the 1897 annual report of the federal government's Chief of Engineers, describing and listing all known steamboat wrecks on the Missouri River in history, with maps.
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