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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 Family Tradition
The "Name Dropping" column features Kevin Pistilli and Cynthia Pistilli Savage, son and daughter of Philip Pistilli, manager of the Hotel Muehlebach for many years. Both Kevin and Cynthia are associated...
A Family Tradition: This Spud's for You
Photo and article about "the Backer's potato chip plant in Fulton," Missouri run by the Backer family since its establishment in 1931 at nearby Hiller's Creek, Missouri.
A Famous Old Crossing on the Santa Fe Trail
Photos and article about the history of the town of Council Grove, Kansas, a "famous crossing of the old Santa Fe Trail" since its first use as a crossing of the Neosho River in 1825 by Major George Sibley....
A Famous Suit: Descendants of Joseph Smith at War in the Courts
Article about the court decision to grant the temple lot in Independence to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
A Famous Theosophist: Countess Wachtmeister Pays a Visit to Kansas City
Portrait and biographical article about Constance Georgine Louise de Bourbel de Montjucon, or "Countess Wachtmeister, of Sweden, the famous Theosophist" "widely known as one of the disciples and the intimate...
A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports
Featured in tribute in the "Remembrances" section is Julian M. Levitt, a former Jackson County Circuit Court judge. He died July 4, 2007. Includes his picture.
A Father's Day to Remember
Article reports that Rev. Joe Haskins received his Purple Heart after waiting 58 years. Haskins fought in the Korean War and has tried to get the award from every president since 1956. Under President...
Medals; Veterans; War;
A Faulty Petition
Biographical article about William Peake, former city treasurer of Kansas City indicted in court for embezzling city funds with his "bondsmen."
A Feel for Art
Tina Blatter is legally blind but she creates works of art with tactile enhancements that visually impaired persons can appreciate. She also suffered a brain injury which has required many years of therapy...
Artists; Blind persons;
A Festive Farewell to Kettle Drive
Article describes the "Last Kettle Drive" of Kansas City radio personality Mike Murphy. Murphy's annual fundraiser for the Salvation Army in 2005 was his 30th.
A Few Critical Moments with Alice Thorson
Interview with Alice Thorson, art critic for the Kansas City Star.
A Few Facts about Kansas
Article about the legal prohibition of alcohol in the state of Kansas and its effects on the population at the state line in the form of saloons such as the O. K. Club, etc. Description also of topics...
A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets
Article looks at some Kansas City streets that run east-west as well as some north-south streets and gives the names today compared to the names used in early Kansas City. Also included in the article...
A Field of Fans' Dreams
The Royals baseball team and Jackson County officials have unveiled a $250 million renovation plan for Kauffman Stadium. Construction is to begin in October of 2007 and be completed by opening day of 2010....
Stadiums; Baseball; Scoreboards;
A Fight for Franchise Extension
Article about the Metropolitan Street Railway Company in Kansas City, Missouri, and its efforts to extend its franchise rights to 1951, with political and financial fighting against Mayor Henry Beardsley...
A Fight for Protection and Acceptance
Discusses the presence and activities of gay students at local colleges and universities.
A Fight to Save Where They Fought
Article on the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund and their attempts to acquire land of the Big Blue Battlefield north of Swope Park. The fund controls more than half of the area near the Blue River where...
Historic sites; Battlefields;
A Fighter for Inclusiveness
Profile article about Charlie Harris, Jr., Missouri Bar's new president. "Harris, with the law firm of Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt, is now the first African-American president of the Missouri...
Lawyers; Organizations; Discrimination;
A Figure/Ground Relationship: New Work: Peregrine Honig and Judy Pfaff
Review of show at Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art.
A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303
Copies of letters written by Luke Lea (an Indian agent) and others about the character and activities of W. W. Cleghorn, another Indian agent at Fort Leavenworth around 1850. Complimentary descriptions...
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