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81. SC78 Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid SC78 Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid 1923-1934 (bulk 1923) Carl Busch, musician, composer, arranger, and conductor, was born March 19, 1862, in Denmark. He came to Kansas City in 1887 and spent many years in the community providing musical leadership. Busch was...

82. Guadalupe Center Collection Finding Aid Guadalupe Center Collection Finding Aid 1925-1974 (bulk 1941-1965) The Guadalupe Center, a Hispanic community center on the city's West Side, was founded by the Agnes Ward Amberg Club, a Catholic women's organization, in 1925. The collection includes four scrapbooks which...

83. AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid 1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989] The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...

84. The Miracle Scrapbook Finding Aid The Miracle Scrapbook Finding Aid 1926 "The Miracle," a religious pantomime based on a Christian legend, played in Kansas City from November 22, 1926, to December 11, 1926. The play was presented in Convention Hall which was transformed into...

85. Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid 1926-1929 This collection is composed of 69 black and white photographs of varying sizes and nine sketches and features business buildings compiled in scrapbook form by Henry D. Green in 1926-1928. Most of the pictures...

86. SC129 Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid SC129 Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid 1929-1942 Marie Buford was born on May 17, 1922 to John W. and Verna L. Buford. At the age of seventeen, Marie Buford was admitted as a patient at the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital from about 1939-1941. Originally...

87. SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid 1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990) James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...

88. SC104 Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Finding Aid SC104 Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Finding Aid 1931-1946 This collection contains a total of 46 media items which feature motion pictures in which Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery appeared. Most of the titles are in VHS format with some DVDs and CDs included. In...

89. SC87 Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall Building Files Finding Aid SC87 Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall Building Files Finding Aid 1931-1999 The City Hall of Kansas City, Missouri is located between 11th and 12th streets and Oak and Locust in the downtown area. It was built as part of the city's Ten Year Plan and opened in 1937. The local firm...

90. SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1933-1966 The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra began performing in 1933 and ceased in 1982. Beginning performances were held in Convention Hall. The orchestra's home for many years was the Music Hall located in...

91. SC60 Claude L. Budworth Collection Finding Aid SC60 Claude L. Budworth Collection Finding Aid 1934 The Claude L. Budworth Collection consists of 11 charcoal and colored pencil drawings by Claude Budworth of industrial areas of Kansas City, including the West Bottoms (formerly known as the Central Industrial...

92. SC57 Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid SC57 Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid 1936-1966 The Siegrist Engraving Company, located at 924 Oak, was founded in 1902 by Mr. Henry S. Siegrist. The collection has 35 etchings of notable Kansas City historical landmarks, including buildings, residences,...

93. SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid 1940-2010 and n.d. The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...

94. Kansas City Health Care Photograph Collection Finding Aid Kansas City Health Care Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1940s-1950s This photograph collection contains 198 black and white photographs taken in the 1940s-1950s. The images are of health care facilities and services maintained by the Kansas City Health Department. Includes...

95. Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid 1940s-1962 Brookings Montgomery (1884-1963) was a local photographer who died in Kansas City at the age of 79. He owned and operated Montgomery Foto Service located at 1519 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri. It is...

96. SC68 Gold Star Mothers Legion Scrapbook Finding Aid SC68 Gold Star Mothers Legion Scrapbook Finding Aid 1942-1952 The Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City began in 1945 when Mrs. Myra Willock first called together a group of 10 mothers after her son lost his life in World War II. Initially they met to encourage and comfort...

97. SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid 1944-1999 and n.d. The D. M. Nigro Collection consists of publicity materials, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs created by or relating to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. Nigro was a medical doctor, sports enthusiast,...

98. SC136 Kansas City Council on Education Finding Aid SC136 Kansas City Council on Education Finding Aid 1947 The Kansas City Council on Education collection contains minutes that describe the establishment and function of the organization. The council met to discuss and create recommendations to address the educational...

99. SC51 Kansas City Centennial Association Scrapbook Finding Aid SC51 Kansas City Centennial Association Scrapbook Finding Aid 1949-1950 The hundredth anniversary of the original incorporation of Kansas City was observed in 1950. A number of activities were held, culminating in a parade and pageant in the summer of 1950. Starlight Theater...

100. SC118 Local Restaurant Recipe Collection Finding Aid SC118 Local Restaurant Recipe Collection Finding Aid 1949-2010 This collection consists of recipes from local Kansas City restaurants compiled by reference librarians from the Kansas City Public Library. The recipes primarily appeared in the Kansas City Star and were...