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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 Book Lover's Guide to Kansas City
Independent bookstores finding niches to compete with the chains.
A Boom Town Derailed
Photo and article about the town of Meta, Missouri, a "former railroad town, 24 miles south of Jefferson City." Incorporated in 1904 and ruined during the loss of its railroad connection during the Great...
A Boon to Car Safety: New Missouri Law Will Affect All Drivers
News and explanation of the new Missouri drivers' license law requiring a physical and driving examination, in the process invalidating Kansas City municipal drivers' licenses, with chart.
A Boone County Album, 1820-1971
Photos (of the musician, his sheet music, and possessions, etc.) and bio of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), "a blind Negro pianist" and "the most widely known citizen of Boone County, and...
A Border Blunder
Article describes the border warfare between pro-Union, abolitionist "Jayhawkers" from Kansas and Confederate "Bushwhackers" from Missouri during the Civil War. On August 25, 1863, four days after the...
A Boy Who Would Be President: Harry Truman at School, 1892-1901
Recent documents made available to the public concerning Truman's early schooling give insight into his early years. These include two ledgers that record his attendance and his grades at Noland School...
A Branch Office for Pitney-Bowes, Inc.
Illustration and caption about the new building for the Pitney-Bowes office supply store to be built at 3239 Broadway Boulevard.
A Brand-New Glow
A new sculpture design, "Transformed Flower," has been approved by the Municipal Art Commission. The sculpture, by California artist Phillip Smith, willl be erected at the north end of the Richard & Annette...
"A Brave and Gallant Company," A Kansas City Hospital in France During the First World War
Article describes the U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 28 located in Limoges, France, from July 1918 until May 1919. Many of the hospital personnel were associated with the University of Kansas School of Medicine...
Military hospitals; War;
A Brave Band of Brothers Finally Enjoys Some Long-Due Recognition
The few surviving members of the WWII Alamo Scouts, forerunners of the Army Special Forces Green Berets, gathered in Kansas City. Article tells of their secret missions behind enemy lines. Robert L. Shirkey,...
A Break With the Past
The Raphael Hotel is now under new management, recently bought for an undisclosed price by Lighthouse Properties LLC of Salina, Kansas. The 123-room hotel has been placed on the top of the list for the...
A Bride for a Lawyer
Announcement of the marriage of "Mrs. Virginia Callaway" of Lenexa, Kansas to Kansas City lawyer Wallace Sutherland, moving together to their new home at "Quality Hill Towers, 707 West [10th Street]."
A Bridge Too Far
In her column "Midnight Confessions", Dorri Alexander writes briefly about some of the various bridges that connect the Northeast area. Includes a picture of the Anderson Avenue Bridge which was re-named...
A Brief Examination of Scripture Testimony on the Institution of Slavery
Newspaper article published in three continued parts about the biblical references and relations to modern 1850s slavery in Kansas.
A Brief History of Francis Harrison Booth, 1812-1869
Francis Harrison Booth was a grocer and saloon keeper in Westport, Missouri, who served as the town's marshal and was among the founders of the First Baptist Church of Westport. This research paper brings...
A Brief History of Jazz
An eight page typewritten paper giving a brief history of jazz in Kansas City. Draft of an article which appeared in the program of the 1965 Kansas City Jazz Festival. Folder also contains printed program....
A Brief History of Kansas City Medical Schools
The author wrote this study to help clear up confusion on the part of genealogists and other researchers about the many medical schools in Kansas City. She lists all institutions with "Kansas City" in...
A Brief History of Manufacturing
Manuscript surveys the history of the Pratt & Whitney/Westinghouse plant in Kansas City, Missouri from 1942 through the 1990s, concentrating particularly on the war years. Numerous copies of photographs,...
A Brief History of Old Westport
Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is a first installment written by Major William W. Harris. It discusses the first settlers and Westport Landing.
A Brief History Of Old Westport
Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part two. It discusses the Mormons, Santa Fe trade, Westport's chief advantages, John Sutter, and John Fremont.
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