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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 Grand Centennial for a Grand Church
The Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church (205 E. 9th St., southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Boulevard) was completed February 1912. It is the second church building that the United Methodist...
Anniversaries; Historic buildings; Methodist churches; City & town life;
A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown
Article describes the efforts of the Grand Avenue Methodist Church (based in the Grand Avenue Temple) to minister to the homeless population of Kansas City.
A Grand Finale
Preview of a Folly Theatre concert featuring jazz violinist Claude "Fiddler" Williams and pianist Eldar Djangirov. The article delves into the history of Williams' eventful 70-plus year career.
A Grand Statement
Article describes sculptor John Salvest's two projects--one a "massive wall of cargo containers" that spell out IOU on one side and USA on the other and also his "New Cornucopia," a cargo container filled...
Art exhibitions; Commercial art galleries;
A Grande Dame in a New Debut
Provides a photographic display of the renovation of the Madrid Theater.
A Grave Matter
Short article relating the history of the burial of the Dalton Gang in Elmwood Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas, and the headstone. Includes photo of the headstone and what looks like a "postcard" with...
Criminals; Graves; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
A Great American Idea: A New Town Comes to Life in Downtown Kansas City
Photos and article about the multi-use complex of Crown Center in Midtown Kansas City with hotels, shopping (including the Hallmark Cards headquarters), and apartments, etc.
A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing
Book (with numerous photos) about General John Joseph Pershing, or John Pershing, America's commanding general in France during World War I (appearing at the dedication of the World War I Liberty Memorial...
A Great Editor's Methods
Portrait and biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper and "probably the most successful newspaper editor of modern times." Description...
A Great Eulogy
Portrait and eulogy delivered in 1889 by John Ingalls (1833-1900), a former national senator from Kansas and Kansas state senator involved with the legal incorporation of the state, with the eulogy written...
A Great Loss for Kansas
Article featuring Gordon Parks and his accomplishments. He died March 7, 2006. Included is a timeline of events in his life and an excerpt of his poem ''A Sign by the Road.'' Parks received the University...
A Great Meeting
Photos of Edwin Weeks (inventor of the electrical light system in Kansas City), president of the Kansas City Humane Society, and his daughter Ruth Weeks, a student of the Humboldt school in 1897-1898.
A Great Painter, a Royal Naturalist on Wild Missouri: Plains Indian Life, Customs and Combat as Recorded in the 19th Century by Prince Maximilian and Karl Bodmer
Illustrations (by Karl Bodmer) and biographical article about the recordings of pioneer and Indian life along the Missouri River in 1833 by German explorer Prince Alexander Maxmilian (50 years old then)...
A Great Wealth of Good Will
Article about developments at the Kansas City Museum. New director, Christopher Leitch, hopes to use Kansas City residents' happy memories of visits to Corinthian Hall to build up the museum and forge...
A Greene Sweep
Article about the "first man to win both races [the 100- and 200-meter] in the same year at the World Track and Field Championships, from Kansas City, Kansas.
A Grief Like No Other
Analysis of the murder of Terri Smith of Kansas City by Gary Rawlings as an example of a national cultural phenomenon. Description of other local family members involved such as Al Smith and Harriet Smith,...
A Groundbreaking for Walt: KC Group Rebuilding Disney's Laugh-O-Gram Studio
Photo and article about the groundbreaking of the restoration project by "the nonprofit Thank You, Walt Disney" group "at 31st and Forest [Avenues] at the building that nearly 80 years ago held the offices...
A Group of Kansas City Churches
Photo collage of several Kansas City area churches.
A Group of Missouri's Giant Lawyers
Biographical article about "[t]hree governors, six district judges, four supreme court judges, eight generals, and all successful and profound lawyers" of Missouri, including David Atchison, Alexander...
A Group of Populist Governors
Photo and biographical description of L. D. Lewelling, the "populist" governor of Kansas with an administration "marked by incidents which have exposed him to deserved condemnation at the hands of the...
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