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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
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...
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,...
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