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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 Dreadful Battle
Story of an almost unknown and almost injury-free Civil War skirmish on Painter Creek in north central Missouri, in 1862 and involving "General Joseph Porter of Price's army," following a battle at Kirksville,...
A Dream Fulfilled, A Seminary West of the Mississippi: The Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Article which gives the history of the Central Baptist Seminary located in Kansas City, Kansas. According to the story, on August 18, 1902 the first faculty was hired and the formal opening of the school...
A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" Hill Is Allowed to Continue
Large illustrations of potential developments on Signboard Hill (later the site of the Crown Center mixed use complex) across Main Street from Liberty Memorial and Penn Valley Park. First illustration...
A Drive By Any Other Name
Article about the dedication ceremonies for the State Senator Ronnie DePasco Byway located at the Walrond entrance to Cliff Drive. DePasco, who recently died, was instrumental as a state senator representing...
A Drive to Bear His Name
Article about the funeral for August R. Meyer and considerations for streets to bear his name.
A Dry and Wet Weather Route to Emporia, Kansas
Map and caption about the highways to Emporia, Kansas, following the wet and dry routes of the Santa Fe Trail.
A Façade Is Altered
Photo and text about the new 2-story building for the printing business at 1108 Oak Street, originally established in 1898.
A Facelift for the "City Beautiful": Urban Renewal in Olathe
Extensive article about the history of Olathe and its urban renewal. In 1965, Olathe had established its Urban Renewal Agency and made public its tentative plan for the redevelopment of the downtown area...
A Fading Tradition of Family-Owned Funeral Homes
Article on the decline of family-owned funeral homes in the Kansas City area. What used to be a thriving business model is now so scarce that funeral home owner Charlie Passantino estimates that there...
A Faithful Butler Receives Home and $10,000
Photos, captions, and article about the bequeathment of the "3-story residence of the late Miss Pearl Burdette and Miss Elva Stapp, who died Sunday," to Melvin Babb, "Negro butler there thirty-one years."...
'A Family Doomed To Die'
The tragic story of America's first superstar horse owners, William (Billy) and Ann Woodward, is told in this article. Their prize winning horse was named Nashua. Mrs. Woodward was the former Angie later...
A Family Gift Turns into a NE History Lesson
Article announces a book by former Kansas City resident Roy McCaully describing his experiences growing up in the Northeast community in the 1950s an 1960s. The book is titled "The Good, the Bad, and the...
A Family Letter Regarding the Youngers
Article (written by a relative of Cole Younger) about the Younger family of outlaws and the activities of leader Cole Younger through the early 1900s in and around the Kansas City area.
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;
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