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81. Loula Grace Erdman Book Manuscript Finding Aid Loula Grace Erdman Book Manuscript Finding Aid 1958 Native Missourian Loula Grace Erdman was a prolific author, writing primarily young adult historical fiction.The 336-page typewritten manuscript of the book "The Short Summer" is a work of young adult...

82. Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid 1958-1970 The Youth Symphony of Kansas City was organized in April 1958, as an independent civic enterprise. The prospective members had to be recommended by their school music director or private music teacher....

83. Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid 1964-1988 Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...

84. Philip A. Gambone Papers Finding Aid Philip A. Gambone Papers Finding Aid 1972-1975 Two boxes contain the Phil Gambone architecture research papers of notes, correspondence, photographs, photocopied articles, etc., and note cards for work on a book on Kansas City architecture. The book...

85. Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1975-1976 The collection is comprised of 97 audiocassettes containing interviews of 56 people, largely from Kansas City's African American community. Subjects interviewed primarily include political, business, religious,...

86. Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid Charles S. Stevenson Papers Finding Aid 1975-1976 Charles S. Stevenson was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1895, but grew up in Olathe, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri. He worked at Hallmark Cards from the end of World War I until 1960. After retirement...

87. Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid 1976 The National Republican Party Convention was held in Kansas City in 1976. This collection contains various memoribilia from the convention.

88. Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1977-1982 The collection is comprised of 65 audiocassettes (61 CDs) with interviews of 59 people from Kansas City's Hispanic community. Persons interviewed cover a substantial cross-section of the population, ranging...

89. Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid 1980s This collection was assembled and donated by Mr. Fred Lee. Items included give an overall view of the developments about the park's progress like fund raising ideas, chronology of events, sculptor information,...

90. ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid 1987-1994 AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power/KC (ACT-UP/KC) was founded in September 1988 with the purpose of promoting AIDS awareness, treatments, and victim's rights through aggressive activism. ACT-UP/KC held numerous...

91. Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid 1988 The five oral histories in this collection were created as a pilot project which was to serve as the model for a larger Kansas City Regional History Project. The subjects of the oral histories were selected...

92. Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid 1999-2001 The collection consists of materials related to four distinct portions of a KC150 project: a printed walking/driving tour of the Coleman Highlands neighborhood, describing various residences; transcripts...

93. Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid 1999-(open ended) This collection includes zines, mini-comics, and mail art created by local Kansas Citians. Zines (pronounced "zeens" as in the word magazine) are self-published works of art and writing where the author...

94. Autograph Book Finding Aid Autograph Book Finding Aid [1867-1868] This 89-page book of autographs does not contain the owner or compiler's name. The 244 signatures appear to have been gathered during 1867-1868. With each name is a state, and because the name of Schulyer...

95. Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid ca. 1860-1910s Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

96. Ward Hunt Collection Finding Aid Ward Hunt Collection Finding Aid ca. 1900-1964 The photographs in the Ward Hunt Collection feature a number of images of famous personalities such as Sophie Tucker, Hedy Lamarr, and Jimmy Stewart, as well as local celebrities such as broadcaster Randall...

97. Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid ca.1865-1880 The scrapbook contains 72 various-sized, second-generation black and white prints of early Kansas City riverfront views. Included are scenes of the grading of the bluffs for streets, early commercial and...

98. Lykins Family Bible Finding Aid Lykins Family Bible Finding Aid ca1800-1890 Family Bible of David Lykins and Jemima Willis, parents of Dr. Johnston Lykins. It has a record of births and deaths written on blank leaves between Old and New Testaments. The title page is missing. Photocopies...

99. Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1880s-1901 This collection contains over over 140 glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, and assorted prints. The images are primarily of Native American peoples, cowboys, and “Boomer” settlers in Indian Territory...

100. Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1890-1915 The collection's 117 developed photographs were taken around the turn of the 20th century by local amateur photographer, Frank S. Ford. They include photographs which detail local events as well as rural,...