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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
Library of Congress displays 'Missouri Kid' Robbery Story
Library of Congress exhibit features recent Pinkerton Detective Agency records. Includes perhaps Missouri's most notorious outlaw, William "The Missouri Kid" Rudolph. He and George Collins robbed a bank...
Library Gives 87 Years of Service
Library Earns Highest Honor
Nominated by U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver, the Kansas City Public Library was one of five U.S. libraries to recieve the 2008 National Medal for Museum and Library Services given by the Institute...
Library District Revitalization Initiative: Downtown Kansas City, Missouri
Submission for a 2005 Downtown Achivement Award from the International Downtown Association. This document, prepared by Downtown Council of Kansas City, Missouri, describes the project which centered on...
Library Directors of the Kansas City Public Library
First librarian: Mrs. Carrie Westlake Whitney, or Carrie Whitney, March 1881-June 1, 1911. Second librarian: Mr. Purd B. Wright, June 1, 1911-July 1, 1938. Acting librarian: Ms. Irene Gentry, 1937-March...
Library Association News: Missouri
News about the annual meeting of the Missouri Library Association in Springfield, Missouri, regarding library publicity methods and the "importance of providing to the citizenry information on vital issues...
Library an Area Asset
Article about the "new Linda Hall Library, a public science and technology library for Kansas City," describing its statement of policy, with photos.
Libraries--Special--Jackson County Law Library
Map (of the interior of the building at 1125 Grand Avenue) and information on the history of the Jackson County Law Library, formed with the establishment in 1871 of the Kansas City Law Library Association...
Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library built about 1962. Part of the Eisenhower Center (along with the home and museum dedicated in the 1940s) in Abilene, Kansas,...
Photos, illustrations, and information on the William Jewell College Library dedicated in 1965 in Liberty, Missouri.
Libraries--Missouri--Southeast Missouri State
Photos and information on the Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College (later Southeast Missouri State University), built in 1939 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
File contains information and a pamphlet, crica 1964, on the Saint Louis Mercantile Library Association "established in 1846 by a group of private citizens to form a well-rounded collection of books for...
Photos, maps, illustrations, and information on displays at the Saint Louis Public Library.
Libraries Work Together to Expand Their Offerings Across the Area
Article describes efforts by the three major public library systems in the Metropolitan Area - The Kansas City Public Library, Mid-Continent Public Library, and Johnson County Public Llibrary - to integrate...
Libraries; Public libraries;
Libraries Offer Free Homework Help For Young Students
Kansas City Public Library offers free homework help to school aged children with Homework Helpers available after school in five of the library's branches.
Libraries of the West
Speech by Kansas City librarian Carrie W. Whitney about Western libraries, including the Kansas City Public Library.
Libraries in Metropolis: A Study of Public Library Services in the Kansas City and Saint Louis Metropolitan Areas
Comprehensive study of the different library systems in the Greater Kansas City area, analyzing the changes in service through the years, with tables and map.
Libraries in Metropolis: A Study of Public Libraries in the Kansas City and St. Louis Metropolitan Areas
Comprehensive appraisal of present library services in the Kansas City and Saint Louis areas and outline of "alternative proposals for the future."
Libraries and the War: Services to Armed Forces
Brief article about the service of the Kansas City Public Library "to members of the armed forces stationed in the vicinity," including books and periodicals supplied at various locations in "cooperat[ion]...
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