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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 Conversation with . . . Myra Christopher
Article profiling Myra Christopher, President and CEO of the Center for Practical Bioethics. Christopher has worked with the Center since its founding in 1984.
A Conversation with . . . Ron Pressman
Interview with Ron Pressman, president and CEO of Employers Reinsurance Corporation. Formed in 1914, the company saw tremendous growth in the 1980's and 90's, becoming a global business.
A Conversation with . . . Roshann Parris
Profile of Roshann Parris, the 2005 Greater Kansas City Chamber ATHENA Award honoree. Founder of the public relations firm Parris Communications, Parris worked on the staff of First Lady Hillary R. Clinton...
A Conversation with . . . Tom Hoenig
Brief interview with Tom Hoenig, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Hoenig discusses the movement of the bank to an area just southwest of Crown Center, from its Downtown building,...
A Conversation with Ron Teamer
Interview with Ron Teamer, a Kansas City blues musician and guitarist/vocalist for the Ron Teamer Band. In the article, Teamer discusses when he first started playing guitar and life experiences that have...
Blues music; Blues singers; Musicians
A Conversation with the Mayor
Interview with Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes on the occasion of the passage of the "arena tax" in August, 2004. The campaign for passage of the tax was one of the most grueling, and rewarding, of Barnes'...
A Conversation with---Emil Lansu
Emil Lansu of Bayer Corporation talks about his company's commitment to Kansas City and upcoming construction here.
A Conversation with. ..Bill Lucas: Chamber Chairman of the Board Looks Back on Year at the Helm
Photos and biographical article about Bill Lucas, "chairman [of] the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors" and "president of Crown Center Redevelopment," coming to Kansas City in...
A Conversation with. ..Carl Peterson
Photos, interview, and biographical article about Carl Peterson, "president and chief executive officer" of the Kansas City Chiefs since 1989 and known as "a marketing genius" (page 8) making Arrowhead...
A Conversation with. ..Henry Bloch
Photo, interview, and biographical article about Henry Bloch, founder of the H & R Block national tax accounting business based in Kansas City in 1946 with offices at Main and Westport Roads.
A Conversation with. ..Rich Hastings
Photo, interview, and biographical article about Rich Hastings, chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and retiring "president and chief executive officer of Saint Luke's-Shawnee Mission...
A Conversation with..Tom McDonnell
Interview with the CEO of DST Systems Inc. about the company and its commitment to downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
A Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots
Article about the 1954 riots at the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri. Riot included killings, fires, destruction of over $10 million to state property and most of the prison. Also...
A Country Doctor of Kansas in National Spotlight Today
Photos and biographical article about Dr. Charles Hoover, a 76-year-old physician in Overbrook, Kansas, "68 miles west of Kansas City in Osage County," Kansas, featured on the national television show...
A County and a Kingdom: Callawegians Won Their Freedom without a Fight
History of Callaway County from 1860, its beginning as an individual "kingdom" during the Civil War. Description of battles and the nature of the pro-slavery "Kingdom of Callaway," including Fulton, Missouri....
A County Official Resigns His Post
Photo and biographical article about Paul Edwards, former "Jackson County co-ordinator of intergovernmental relations," resigning "to join the Institute for Community Studies as a specialist in urban programs"...
A County Thirty-one Years in Rebellion: Being the Story of a Rural Community in Missouri Wherein a Public Office Is a Private Calamity
Story about the avoidance of a bond debt by the government of Saint Clair County, Missouri, to the federal government for a railroad planned but never built in 1870, with illustrations.
A Couple of Well-Known Dogs
Profiles of Missouri's two most famous dogs, Old Drum and Jim the Wonder Dog.
A Couple of Winners
Article profiles Joe and Kay McGuff. In 1997, five years after retiring from a long career as a journalist with the Kansas City Star, Joe McGuff was diagnosed with amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
A Courthouse Revival
The historic Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, on the National Register of Historic Places and originally constructed in 1836, is slated for major renovations. Currently "senior citizens...
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