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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 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.
A Garden of Bungalows
Article about "patches" of small houses called "bungalows," likened to flowers in "full bloom," such as the bungalow patch between 27th, Paseo, 30th, and Tracy Avenue. Photo of the J. H. Mehle residence...
A Garden of Roses
Illustration and article about "the rose garden at the residence of W. A. Pickering" at 3620 Janssen Place, "the largest rose garden in the state."
A Gasoline Filling Station in Fashionable Architectural Garb
Illustration and caption about the aesthetically disguised gasoline station built by the Standard Oil Company at 62nd Street Terrace and Brookside Boulevard and designed by architect John Van Brunt.
A Geographical History of the Santa Fe Trail
An essay detailing the Santa Fe Trail that spanned from Santa Fe, New Mexico on the western end and the various accounts of where it may have ended on the eastern end, oftentimes being noted as Independence,...
Trails & paths;
A Giant Is Returned to the Earth
Photos and article about the funeral for Satchel Paige, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and former member of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team dying in 1982. Description of his battles with...
Baseball; Baseball players; Segregation;
A Glimpse of Eternity: Vince Roark
Profile of Kansas City artist Vince Roark.
A Glimpse of History Presented by Geo. H. Porter Funeral Home
Ad for George H. Porter Funeral Home with illustrations and a brief history about Carnival Park, an amusement park in Kansas City, Kansas, between 14th, Tauromee, 16th, and Armstrong Avenue, closed in...
A Gloomy Day When KC Lost Its Philharmonic
Author recounts her experiences as a cellist for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra on the evening of its last public performace, February 19th, 1982.
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