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141. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

142. SC140 Martha Alday Papers SC140 Martha Alday Papers Unknown The Martha Alday Papers consist of three letters written by Alday to her mother and Rosanah Dixon. The letters describe events, the activities of relatives and neighbors, and Alday's family's financial...

143. AC46 Matchbooks Collection Finding Aid AC46 Matchbooks Collection Finding Aid 1955-1959, n.d. The Matchbooks Collection contains matchbooks for businesses in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

144. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

145. AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1949-1962 The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.

146. SC90 DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid SC90 DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid 1917-1919 The men of Battery A, 129th Field Artillery, were officially mustered into Federal Service on August 5, 1917, as part of the 35th Division, United States First Army, Allied Expeditionary Force. Most of...

147. AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid 1896-1964 The Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of Merrill Street Baptist Church in Trenton, Missouri, through meeting minutes. The collection covers the period 1896-1964.

148. AC15 Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection Finding Aid AC15 Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection Finding Aid ca. 1926 The Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection contains photographs of Kansas City, Missouri, street scenes ca. 1926.

149. AC5 Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church Collection Finding Aid AC5 Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church Collection Finding Aid 1945-1981 The Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church Collection documents the business and financial activities of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The collection covers the period 1945-1981...

150. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

151. SC222 Mrs. Sam Ray Album Finding Aid SC222 Mrs. Sam Ray Album Finding Aid 1987-2010 The Mrs. Sam Ray Album consists of a three ring album containing handwritten notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera documenting the friendship of Mildred Kittel Ray and Peggy Smith....

152. Nelly Don Collection Finding Aid Nelly Don Collection Finding Aid circa 1920-1950 The Nelly Don Collection contains 35 black and white photographic prints donated to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in August 2001. The donor's aunt had been an employee of the Donnelly Garment...

153. SC169 North American Aviation Collection Finding Aid SC169 North American Aviation Collection Finding Aid 1942-1945 The North American Aviation Inc. operated a B-25 factory at the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas from 1942-1945. This collection, donated by relatives of former North American Aviation employees,...

154. SC98 Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid SC98 Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid 1893-1918 The Old Men's Association was a social organization that met for 25 years in Kansas City beginning in 1893 up to 1918. Men had to be 60 years old or older in order to qualify for membership. Prominent...

155. AC36 Orchid I. Jordan Scrapbook AC36 Orchid I. Jordan Scrapbook 1947-1973 [Bulk: 1972-1973] The Orchid I. Jordan Scrapbook contains materials related to the political career of Missouri State Representative Orchid I. Jordan.

156. Peery Family Papers Finding Aid Peery Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1913 The Peery family collection contains just over 600 letters including correspondence of John Thompson Peery, an early founder of Methodism in the Kansas City area, and his wife Mary Jane Chick Johnson Peery....

157. Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook Collection #1 Finding Aid circa 1870s-1880s The photographer(s) and originator of the scrapbook of 94 photographs of varying sizes are unknown. The images provide scenes of the Board of Trade building under construction as well as exterior and interior...

158. 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...

159. SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse Finding Aid 1992-1993 The Plaza Dinner Playhouse collection documents the company's dinner theater performances for the 1992-1993 season. The collection contains documents, press releases, correspondence, and photographs relating...

160. Presidents and Past Presidents Club Scrapbook Finding Aid Presidents and Past Presidents Club Scrapbook Finding Aid n.d. The Presidents and Past Presidents Club of Greater Kansas City was formed in 1917 with Mrs. George W. Fuller as the first president. Membership was composed entirely of presidents and past presidents of...