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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 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.
A Goblin That Drives Her Insane: Sara Robinson and the History Wars of Kansas, 1894-1911.
Charles Robinson was the first governor of Kansas and after his death, his wife Sara, fought for his rightful place in Kansas history. "Sara Robinson was involved in both-the clash of arms that was Bleeding...
A Gold Mine
Article describes a local civil rights tour proposed by Kansas Citian Anita Dixon. The tour includes a stop at the Green Duck Lounge, where African American activist, and founder of Freedom Incorporated,...
A Golden Dairy Queen on the Avenue: It's the Oldest Dairy Queen in Missouri
Photos and article about "the oldest Dairy Queen in Missouri," located on Independence Avenue since about 1952, and operated since 1980 by Esther and John McMurray.
Ice cream & ices
A Good Guy Leaving a Tough Job
Interview with editorial commentary about George Garcia, superintendent of the Kansas City School District from 1987 to about 1990, discussing the scrutiny over the implementation of "a court-ordered desegregation...
A Good Horse, a Country Road: That's Real Happiness!
Article containing photos of Loula Long Combs
A Good Man
Article profiles grocer Gus Fleming who operated Lynn's Market on the 800 block of Newton Street from the 1950s through the 1970s. The author and other Old Northeast residents reminisce about Gus and their...
Grocers; Grocery stores;
A Good Place to Spend a Pleasant Day, Nature and the Suburban Ideal
Article traces the history of the movement from cities to the suburbs. Mentions craftsman bungalows and Prairie-style Foursquare homes. "Both emphasized a connection between the land and the structure,...
Suburban life; Architectural elements; Nature; Land subdivision;
A Good Word for the Bad Boy
Biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper, with an excerpt of a letter written by him "to Father Cavanaugh, of the Notre Dame...
A Good-By to W. H. Leib
Biographical article about W. H. Leib, "one of the pioneers of the musical circles here," retiring from 30 years of teaching music in the Kansas City School District at the age of 70.
A Goodly Heritage: Commemorative Publication Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Westport Presbyterian Church
History of the church.
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