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Kansas City School Dis...
1792-1939 [bulk Ca1865...
Cyrus F Boyd
D M Nigro
SC152 Bernd Foerster Papers
The Bernd Foerster Papers collection contains correspondence and working draft copies of chapters from Bernd Foerster's book, Independence, Missouri. The drafts were sent to members of the Independence...
Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall Building Files Finding Aid
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...
Frank Lauder Autochrome Collection
The collection consists of 1402 color, glass negative autochrome images of Kansas City residences and gardens; some city views, including parks, statues, fountains, and other landmarks; and pictures of...
Relishing Our Roots Neighborhood Project Records Finding Aid
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...
Claude L. Budworth West Bottoms Drawings Finding Aid
The collection consists of six charcoal and five colored pencil drawings, 11"x14." The drawings depict various scenes in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri (formerly known as the Central Industrial...
Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid
1910-1917 (bulk 1915)
The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...
Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid
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...
Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid
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,...
1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...
Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid
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,...
William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid
The Connett family is noted in the history of the St. Joseph and Sparta, Missouri, area. They had connections at one time with the meat-packing industry in St. Joseph, Missouri. Leonard L. Solomon was...
SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection
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,...
John Campbell Compilation Finding Aid
The date of John Campbell's birth is unknown, although it is known he was a soldier in 1797. He was issued a license to trade with the Indians along the Missouri and Des Moines Rivers in 1822 and was in...
SC154 Dwight Building Collection
The Dwight Building Collection consists of floor plans, drawings of details, a longitudinal section, and a grade plan for the Stephen N. Dwight Building located at 1004 Baltimore Avenue.
BA2 Edward Wilson Collection
The Edward Wilson Collection primarily consists of photographs showing Edward Wilson in his role as fire chief of the Kansas City Fire Department as well as a member of the civic leadership of Kansas City....
Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid
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...
Gold Star Mothers Legion Scrapbook Finding Aid
1942-1952 (bulk 1943-45)
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...
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...
Judge Elmo M. Hargrave Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The Hargrave collection of 173 black and white 8 x10 in. photographs depict scenes primarily in and around downtown Kansas City, Missouri. They were originally created to document accident sites for later...
SC158 Henschel Collection
1911-1959 and n.d.
The Henschel Collection consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to Leopold H. Henschel's work with the Mexican Isthmus Company and the Mexican Colonization Company, and Henschel...
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