Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
add to favorites | reference url back to results previous next
Blow Your Mind! Come to Westport. ..Where People Are Trying to Understand People
Not available online
TitleBlow Your Mind! Come to Westport. ..Where People Are Trying to Understand People
AbstractPhotos and article about the culture of Westport in the late 1960s, describing the area's unusual types of businesses (many antique stores, The Today shop, The Sign Coffeehouse, Pryde's Westport Inn, Motherlove Free Store, Creative Candles, etc.) and interaction of "the straights [ordinarily dressed people] and the freaks [hippies and other people of radical dress and acting]."
NotesPage 12: "'The kids have caught some of the nostalgia of Westport'. ..Traces of those early days are found all over Westport, and are part of the indefinable atmostpher that makes Westport so special. ..When you take enough time to look at it, Westport contains some very important parts of Kansas City. Bounded by Penn Valley Park on the north, Troost on the west, UMKC on the south, and Brush Creek on te [sic] east, it houses the Nelson Gallery, Crown Center, Hospital Hill and Rockhurst College."
AuthorSusan White
DateNovember//1969
SourceKansas City Town Squire
Locationq051 K159
Volume1
Number12
Page11-15
Local SubjectWestport
Antiques
Juveniles
Coffeehouses
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID119420
CONTENTdm number17889
add to favorites | reference url: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,17889 back to results previous next