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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
Several residents of Kansas City whose lives were impacted by the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act are interviewed. The interviewees discuss how the law affected access to jobs, access to housing,...
Laws; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Discrimination; Segregation
Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Credit
Article about "the new Equal Credit Opportunity Act," allowing women to receive the same opportunity for financial credit as men by law.
Life's Treasures on Sale: Sisters Left Home Filled with Memories
File containing a biographical article about the antique furniture auctioned off from the house of the late Ernest Kellerstrauss, a "Kansas City poultry breeder" residing at 309 West 115th Street by his...
Life's About a Dream
Article profiles local author Veda Rogers and her new book "Life's About a Dream." The memoir describes her years operating the Vasser Playhouse in Vasser, KS, with her husband Bruce Rogers. Both Veda...
Life's a Beach
Article describing the benefits of living in Lake Quivira, a community and incorporated town in northwest Johnson County, Kansas.
Life without Wal-Mart
Article profiling the Kansas City advertising agency Bernstein-Rein, and the impact on the company of its ceasing to be Wal-Mart's main ad firm at the end of 2006. Includes a history of Bernstein-Rein...
Life with Del
Biographical article about Debbie Dunmire and then ex-husband Del Dunmire, millionaire entrepreneurs in real estate and other investments in the Kansas City and other urban areas around the country, including...
Life with Cy Rice
File containing a biographical article about Cy Rice, "co-author of Carlotta Monti's [a movie actress and former mistress of W. C. Fields] memoirs, 'W. C. Fields and Me'."
Life Under the Eighth Street Viaduct
Article describes the merchants, con-artists ("fakers") and inhabitants who resided under the 8th Street Viaduct (Main and Delaware Streets) in the early-1900s. The article discusses Clyde Brion Davis's...
Life Sciences Research Begins to take Center Stage as Focus on Tech Declines
Leaders of technology companies decry the emphasis of civic leaders on attracting life sciences economic development rather than high-tech.
Life Sciences Institute Names a New Leader
The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute named Dan Getman as their new leader. Getman is the former vice president of Pfizer Global Research and Development in Saint Louis and plans to take charge...
Life Sciences "Corridor" Stretches Across Heartland
Article describes the history and development of Kansas City as a center for research in the human health, plant, and animal research. The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has a $2 billion endowment...
Life on the Missouri's Banks in the Shadow of Kansas City
Article describing the Missouri River-side neighborhood of Harlem in North Kansas City and its "unfamiliar world" between the Hannibal and A. S. B. Bridges, composed of boatmen, unemployed, fishermen in...
Life on Route 63
Article tracing the Missouri scenic and historic sites along United States Highway 63, "about 260 miles from north to south" and "bisect[ing] some three dozen towns," with photos.
Life of Superhot Superhero Now in Hands of KC Writer
Local writer Matt Fraction is launching a comic book series called "The Invincible Iron Man" to coincide with the release of the movie "Iron Man." Fraction is one of what he estimates to be over a dozen...
Comic books; Fictitious characters; Adventure comics; Authors; Cartoonists;
Life of Gen. James H. Lane,
Photo and book about the life and career of James Lane, the first national senator for Kansas and a Union general in the Civil War, with much information on the events of early Kansas history and border...
Life of an Enigmatic Local Architects
Biographical article about Kansas City architect Louis Curtiss, designer of the first metal-glass curtain wall building in the world in 1906 (still standing at 1105 McGee Street).
Life Is a Many-Freckled Thing
Article about Charles Barsotti, a Kansas City cartoon artist formerly living in New York and "[r]anking among the nation's top cartoonists," "a regular contributor to the 'New Yorker,' 'Playboy,' 'Oui'...
Life Insurance as a Profession
Photo of Zeno Host, state insurance commissioner of Wisconsin, presumably from Missouri.
Life in the Pig Mill or ''It Took Guts''
Second installment of first-person account giving a detail description of his work in the Armour meat-packing plant in the 1930s.
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