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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 Charmed Life: Kansas City Ballerina Makes the Leap from Dancing to Jewelry Design
Lauren Wright, a former professional ballerina with the Kansas City Ballet, now designs her own jewlery. She sells her work at art shows, Perfect Scents in Kansas City, and through her web site.
A Chat with Bishop Hogan: Kansas City's Roman Catholic Prelate Talks of Other Times
Portrait and biographical article about the 81-year-old Reverend John Hogan, the first Catholic bishop of the Kansas City Diocese, living at "the Episcopal residence in West Twelfth Street" and reminiscing...
A Chat with the Farm Editor: A Missouri Town Bounces Back after Shift in Agricultural Economy
Article about the economic recovery through cooperation among local businesses, government, and farmers in "Trenton, Mo., a city about 100 miles northeast of Kansas City in Grundy County," also with a...
A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport
Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...
A Chinaman's Obsequies
Large traditional Chinese funeral for laundryman How Ah Hing with banners, red flags, Chinese orchestra, etc.
A Chorus Beyond Song
Describes the history, current status, and future of the Heartland Men's Chorus.
A Chronicle of Freedom
In-depth interview of Emiel Cleaver, son of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and former KC mayor. His film, called "Freedom Is Now," is about "Kansas City's oldest and most powerful African-American political...
Civil rights; Motion pictures; Race discrimination; Segregation;
A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986
A 314 page spiral bound booklet which features local big band leader Warren Durrett. It contains 13 chapters with content arranged in chronological order. Within the pages are photocopies of newspaper...
A Chronology: The Struggle Against Slavery in Wyandotte County
Overview of the anti-slavery movement in Wyandotte County during the Territorial "Bleeding Kansas" era. The chronology spans from 1818 to 1861.
A Church Bazaar Recalls Pioneer Times Here
Article about the contribution to the early growth of the Kansas City area by the town of New Santa Fe located at present-day 125th and State Line Roads. Mentions wagon trains to the Southwest and the...
A Church Divided
Church at Meyer Boulevard and Wornall Road afflicted by rift between social and spiritual aspects.
A Church for the Ages
October 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the Second Baptist Church, "believed to be one of the two oldest black churches in Kansas City." The congregation was first established in 1863 by slaves and...
A Church Leader Dies
Photo and obituary for Reverend Clarence Skinner, "71 years old, of the Reorganized Latter Day Saint church at Independence." Native of Iowa coming to Kansas City about 1929 "as bishop of the Kansas City...
A Cinematic Gem
Article focuses upon the history of the Plaza Grill & Cinema in Ottawa, Kansas. The theater's owner, Rita (Peach) Madl, is interviewed. Madl describes the process by which she discovered that the Plaza...
Motion picture theaters; Historic buildings;
A Citation for Mrs. Snyder: French Government Acknowledges Aid Given to Children
Photo and biographical articles (including a reprint of a Kansas City Times article from December 25, 1920) about Mrs. Lillian Ethel Snyder, or Lillian Snyder (pictured as the wife of LeRoy Snyder), "cited...
A City and a Business That Grew Together
Bag manufacuring company at 200 Delaware Street established in 1863.
A City and Its Characteristics
Brief introductory article for Henry Haskell's more in-depth examination of Kansas City, with a photo and description of William R. Nelson and the changes in Kansas City up to its Republican National Convention...
A City At War: The Impact of the Second World War On Kansas City
A thesis toward a master's degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (written by Fredrick Marcel Spletstoser, or Fredrick Spletstoser) on the impact of World War II on Kansas City, with information...
A City Awakened: The Kansas City Race Riot of 1968
Article about the race riot in Kansas City touched off by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century
Third in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City history. Focus on the 1850s-1860s, during the destructive but pivotal times of war over slavery in the Kansas City area.
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