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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 City Welfare Board
Article about the novelty of the first city welfare system, describing its activities of collecting private charities and applying them to problems of housing and unemployment.
A City Within a Park One Hundred Years of Parks and Boulevards in Kansas City, Missouri
The history of Kansas City's planned system of beautiful parks and boulevards.
A City Without Slums: Urban Renewal, Public Housing, and Downtown Revitalization in Kansas City, Missouri
The author draws upon archival data, newspaper articles, government reports, interviews and other documents in order to examine the origin, local implementation, and segregative effects of urban renewal...
A City's Aid in Housekeeping
Article about the regulation of the Kansas City, Kansas, city government's electrical and water plants, turned over to new commissioner L. H. Chapman, with photos and descriptions of the city's "practical...
A City's Fight for Beauty
Story of the parks and boulevards in Kansas City. Many photos of the Paseo and one of Penn Valley Park. One map of the city's parks.
A Civic Triumph
Article about the failure of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company to gain a long-term contract with the city for a franchise on street railways.
A Civil Action
Describes the making of the movie "Ride With the Devil", directed by Ang Lee, filmed in the Kansas City area.
A Civil Rights Champion Steps Down
Article announces that Kansas City civil rights pioneer Julia Hill has stepped down as an executive board member of the local branch of the NAACP. Hill served as the organization's president from 1971...
Civil rights leaders;
A Classic goal for bank
Article describes plans for new Federal Reserve bank building near Penn Valley Park. President Thomas M. Hoenig, said the New York architectural firm of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and the Kansas City firm...
A Clay Countian's Letters of 1834
Copies of letters, with editorial commentary, by John Chauncey of Liberty about the conditions in Clay County, Missouri in 1834. Description of the economy, commerce and agriculture, and trouble with Joseph...
A Clay Landmark Goes: Razing of Campbell Mansion to End This Week
Article about the demolition of the mansion of William Campbell, ca. 1874, at the intersection of Highways 69 and 169, five miles north of Kansas City.
A Clean-Up Campaign That Was Different
Article about the city government project to clean up the streets and public places.
A Close View of Some Well Known People
Photo of and article by H. H. Crittenden, "a director of the Citizens' League and a frequent visitor at our national capital."
A Club Founder Dies
Death notice of the founder and first president of the club established in 1917 for women's Downtown meetings and luncheons.
A Coda to a Musical Career
Article profiles pianist Myrna Braverman who is retiring after 20 years as a teacher at the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy. For the past decade she has performed with Yachad: The Traveling Tefillah Band. Braverman...
A Cold-Blooded Murder: The City Marshal of Westport Called to His Gate and Shot Down
File contains an article about the murder of Westport Marshal Samuel Bucher at his home by William Gossard, or William Gossert, a telegraph operator at the Coates House Hotel, with the help of another...
A Collection on the Move
Article summarizes the movement of materials belonging to the Marr Sound Archives from their current location to the automated storage and retrieval system added to the Miller Nichols Library in 2011....
Archives; Libraries; Librarians;
A Collector Extraordinaire
David Spivey is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Born in Oklahoma, David spent most of his life in Kansas City. He was a graduate of Rockhurst High School, Central Missouri...
Art dealers; Collectors;
A Collector's Guide to Kansas City Antique Shops: Where to Find "the Good Stuff"
Photos and article about antique stores in the Kansas City area.
A Colorful Career Comes To a Close
Prominent Kansas City sports figure Jerry Green died August 15, 2007, at the age of 77. He was "a flamboyant Kansas City businessman who owned banks and radio stations and tried to buy the Kansas City...
Business people; Radio stations; Automobile dealerships; Banks;
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