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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
Article about the record-breaking demonstration of aviation with the American Legion.
Linwood Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri
Photos and architectural drawings of the Linwood Presbyterian Church at Woodland and Linwood Boulevards.
Following the Arkansas River
Article describes modern day travel along the Arkansas River from Wichita, Kansas, to Leadville, Colorado. Special events on the journey include the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas, Santa Fe Trail...
In Harrowing Escape from Kansas: Coincidence in Return of Reeder's Sword
Photo and article about the recovery of and donation to the Kansas Historical Society of the "cane sword, carried for protection by Andrew H. Reeder, first territorial governor of Kansas, when he fled...
Imperial Kansas City: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources
Description of the B-R Electric Company at 620 Delaware Street and its co-founders F. M. Bernardin and E. R. Royer, listing their clients in electrical work around the Kansas City area. Description of...
A New Swedish Church
A small article featuring information about a new Swedish church at 23rd and Madison Streets. The article gives the name as the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Immanuel Church. The architects listed are Van...
Fond Recollections of Country Doctor
Photo and biographical article about Dr. Charles Hewitt (~1845-1937), a country doctor serving the pioneer communities of Wakefield, Kansas, and Upland, Kansas, from 1871 to 1923 after graduating from...
Honor School Official for 31 Years of Service
Photo, caption, and biographical article about Barbara Henderson, retiring "director of elementary education for Kansas City public schools," honored "at a tea at the R. J. Delano school, 3708 Linwood...
History of the Kansas City Association For Mental Health
An 11 page photocopied typescript giving the history of the Kansas City Association for Mental Health, earlier known as the Kansas City Mental Hygiene Society.
History of Railroad Building into and out of Kansas City
History of major railroad companies starting with the earliest listed, the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, in 1859.
For Your Information
Aricle about new reference service in the form of the the New York Times Information Bank on computer.
A Piece of the Local Literary Scene
Discusses level of local support for and professional mileu of local writers. Includes interviews with authors Robin Wayne Bailey, Nancy Pickard, Lenore Carroll, Robert Stewart, Lynn Michaels, Jill Churchill,...
In Closing . . .
Obituary for saxophonist Harold Ashby, who died June 13, 2003 in New York. Ashby was born in Kansas City in 1925, and was ''a direct link to a succession of great Kansas City tenor players that included...
Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical
Photo and bio of Dr. Henry Morrison (1843~1900), a physician and native of Maryland coming to Kansas City about 1869 and later starting a drug store business at 12th and Locust Streets (and later at about...
Important Firsts in Missouri Imprints, 1808-1858
Information on several "firsts" and other early Missouri and Kansas City publications, including the imprint of the title page of the first book published in Kansas City.
Former Kauffman directors
Three former members of the Board of Directors of the Kauffman Foundation sent a letter to Board Chairman Michael Morrissey criticizing the Foundation's President, Carl Schramm. The letter charges Schramm...
Impresario from Missouri: Blevins Davis and Cold War Cultural Diplomacy
Article about the role of Blevins Davis, born in Osceola, Missouri, and raised in Independence and Kansas City, in the international theater movement during the Cold War, especially of the productions...
A Portfolio of Local Inventors
Illustrations and descriptions of local inventors and their inventions from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including suspenders developed by firefighter George Hale for carrying "more than 100...
In $135 Million Renovation St. Louis Union Station Brought Back to Life
Article about the new renovation of the old 1890s Saint Louis Union Station into a downtown complex of "hotel, shops, restaurants, a lake, a park, and exhibits," with photos of the real building and a...
History of the State of Kansas
Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. James Maggard, a "physician and druggist" of Sumner County, Kansas, born in northeastern Missouri in 1844 and moving to Kansas in 1871.
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