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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
A Battle of Westport Letter
Letter written the day following the Battle of Westport about its aftermath, by Reverend Jonathan Fuller, and providing a general description of the Kansas City area.
A Battle of Yesterday--Integrating Missou
Article about the desegregation of the University of Missouri, starting with Lloyd Gaines, a black student at Lincoln University near Missouri University in 1933, involved in a federal Supreme Court case...
A Bayer Overhaul: Move to LionsGate Among Tourney Changes
Former Champions Tour has been renamed the Bayer Advantage Classic and has moved its venue to the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate in Overland Park. The Champions Tour was at Loch Lloyd in Belton for eight...
A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power
Article about the movement to purge the Kansas City area of its last vestiges of the Pendergast machine in the form of three court officers in an election.
A Beethoven "First" in St. Louis
Article chronicling the early history of classical music performances and organizations in Saint Louis, starting with German immigrants in the 1830s. Description of some of their early performances, including...
A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City
Article about the "four-day commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Beethoven" by Maurice Peress, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic, "together with the Nelson Art Museum."
A Beloved King of Reviews
Obituary tribute for Leroy Johnson (57) of Kansas City. Johnson was known as the resident "music guru" at the old Penny Lane record store in Westport. He was also an early music critic for "The Pitch,"...
A Bibliographical Note on the Civil War in the West
Bibliography with some notes on materials available about the Civil War west of the Mississippi River.
A Big 50 in Kansas City
Article profiling Kansas City Star editor Roy A. Roberts and his various influences in national and local politics through the newspaper.
A Big Bust
Authors reaction to the statue honoring jazz musician Charlie Parker, located in the 18th and Vine historical district.
A Big Day for Protests
On October 7, 2010, two anti-nuclear protestors interrupted a council meeting at City Hall bearing a sign stating “Stop Building Nuclear War.” The protestors oppose the construction of the Honeywell...
Demonstrations; Factories; Nuclear weapons;
A Big Hole to Be Filled
Photo and caption about the construction of the Turkey Creek pumping station at 25th and Fairmount Avenue, costing $102,000 and overseen by "Paul A. Hartung, chief of the sewer division of the city engineer's...
A Big Honor for BNIM
The American Institute of Architects named the Kansas City architectural firm of BNIM as firm of the year for 2011, “the group’s highest honor given to a company.” “Recognized for its distinguished...
Architecture; Architects; Awards;
A Biography of Joseph Smith Thompson
This 11-page paper includes in narrative form a history of William McMillan Thompson and his son Joseph Smith Thompson. The family had Scottish origins, came to America and were involved with the Mormon...
A Bird's Eye View
Photos and article about Brian Williams' loft apartment at 20th and Grand. Article describes benefits of "city living" and lofts as living spaces.
A Birthday Book of Kansas City, 1821-1921
Booklet on the 100-year history of Kansas City from 1821 to 1921, starting with its first permanent settler, Francois Chouteau, and its rise from Westport Landing (page 7) through its 1832 visit by early...
A Bit about New Santa Fe
File containing the article about the history of the town of New Santa Fe in southwestern Jackson County, in Washington Township at about 121st and State Line Roads.
A Bit of History Passes
Photograph and caption reporting the demolition of the Italian Gardens Restaurant, which closed in 2003 after 78 years in business. The building was razed to make way for a parking garage.
A Bit of Nature
Illustrations (by Will Weber, "one of Kansas City's most gifted artists") and poem by local poet Robert Wiziarde about cowboys.
A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History
Photo, illustration, and second in a series of articles about the history of Weston, Missouri (north of Kansas City) and its border warfare days.
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