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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 Fond Farewell to the Orient Express
Author bids adieu to one of Kansas City's best known roller coasters, the Orient Express, which was dismantled prior to the 2004 season at Worlds of Fun. As part of his homage to the coaster, the author...
A Footnote to the Pottawatomie Massacre, 1856
Five pro-slavery settlers were killed at the Pottawatomie Massacre, May 24, 1856. They were: James P. Doyle and his two sons William and Drury, Allen Wilkinson and William Sherman. Allen Wilkinson was...
A Force for Art
Article profiles David Hughes, creator of the Urban Culture Project and the Charlotte Street Foundation.
A Foreign Trade Zone Is What?
Area in the city not part of the national customs territory, thereby encouraging foreign shipping commerce with possibly lower duties on goods.
A Forgotten Battle In a Region Ignored...Pea Ridge, or Elkhorn Tavern Arkansas--March 7-8, 1862: The Campaign, the Battle, and the Men Who Fought for the Fate of Missouri
Article describes a battle that the author feels has largely been ignored in Civil War literature. Although the battle of Pea Ridge took place in Arkansas, it was decisive in determining which way Missouri...
Civil wars; Campaigns & battles;
A Forgotten Legacy: Hundreds of Foreign Miners Were Ostracized by Their Communities
Story about the rioting in 1917 at the St. Louis Refining & Smelting Company plant in Flat River, involving violence against foreign mine workers from Eastern Europe by Americans fearing the World War...
A Forgotten River
Article discusses the decline of recreational activity on the Missouri River and profiles riverboat pilot Rick Lynn, whose father first opened a waterfront marina in 1957. the Lynn family also launched...
Rivers; Boats; Steamboats;
A Form of Journaling
Article discusses the abstract paintings of Curtis Simmons who also works as project designer and associate architect for BNIM Architects. His design of an "ellipse of dichroic filtered film on glass"...
Artists; Abstract paintings; Architects; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Glassworking;
A Foundation for Creativity
The 2011 award winners of grants from Charlotte Street Foundation include Peggy Noland, Ricky Allman, and Andy Brayman. Works from the three are pictured: Noland's Crossroads boutique "with outlandish...
Artists; Awards; Paintings; Pottery;
A Founder of Kansas City Dead
Photo and obituary for Colonel Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), a former mayor, newspaper editor, and Union officer of Kansas City.
A Fragment of Early Kansas History
Article about the history of early Kansas with description of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Horace Greeley's book ("American Conflict" volume 1, page 235) description of Kansas Territory, and involvement with...
A Fragmentary Journal of William L. Sublette
William Sublette's record of the beginning of a trip made with Sir William Drummond Stewart to the Rocky Mountains in 1843 (entries for May 1 through June 10). Journal includes detailed expense accounting...
A Frank Interview with the Police Chief of Kansas City: Norman Caron
Extensive interview of Kansas City Police Chief Norman Caron, discussing several issues, including the nature of his job and of other local policemen, comparisons to previous police chiefs, guns and murders,...
A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders
Illustrations and biographical article about the Robidoux family of fur traders in Missouri and the far west including Louis Robidoux and especially his brother Joseph Robidoux III (1763-1868), founder...
Fur Trade; Explorers;
A Friend of ''Jim'' Bridger
Article describes a man's encounter with legendary explorer Jim Bridger in the Spring of 1850. William Walker, of Scandia, Kansas, was welcomed by Bridger in a small Indian village in Utah while travelling...
A Friend's Kitchen
Review of Sister's Café.
A Fusion of the Funky and the Familiar: California Chic, Midwest Mundane Meet in Karen Koblitz's Work
Photo and biographical article about Karen Koblitz, a ceramics sculptor from California teaching art at Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas, since 1977.
A G. O. P. Sideshow
Article about the 1928 convention and crowd at Convention Hall, in which Herbert Hoover was nominated for the Presidency, with large photos.
A Garage Is the Studio for a Popular Young Artist
Photo and biographical article about Melissa Howell, a painter with the pseudonym of "G. Howell" and "the wife of William Morgan Howell, 7208 Santa Fe drive, Overland Park," Kansas. Description of the...
A Garbage Cooking Plan
Article about "a practical garbage cooker which produces feed that keeps hogs healthy," with illustrations, photo, and discussion.
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