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101. Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall Building Files Finding Aid 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...

102. SC45 Woodcut Society Collection SC45 Woodcut Society Collection 1932-1945 and n.d. This collection consists of the majority of special edition folio woodcut prints commissioned twice a year by the Woodcut Society of Kansas City in the 1930s and 1940s. The collection also includes pamphlets,...

103. Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid 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...

104. Claude L. Budworth West Bottoms Drawings Finding Aid Claude L. Budworth West Bottoms Drawings Finding Aid 1934 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...

105. SC166 Municipal Auditorium Collection SC166 Municipal Auditorium Collection 1934-1935 This collection contains 35 black and white 8 x 10 photographs from a photo album by the Harkins Commercial Photo Company in Kansas City. The images are of interior and exterior views of the Municipal...

106. Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid 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,...

107. 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...

108. 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...

109. Gold Star Mothers Legion Scrapbook Finding Aid 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...

110. SC171 Adverettes SC171 Adverettes 1944-1968 The Adverettes of Kansas City Collection contains newsletters, membership rosters and news clippings relating to this ladies’ auxiliary club.

111. SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection 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,...

112. AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church 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...

113. SC136 Kansas City Council on Education SC136 Kansas City Council on Education 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...

114. Kansas City Centennial Association Scrapbook Finding Aid 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...

115. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 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...

116. SC165 Mary Lou Eisert Collection SC165 Mary Lou Eisert Collection 1951 This collection contains photographs showing flood damage to residences and buildings in the Kansas City, Kansas area and a permit for Mary Lou Eisert to enter the flood area to regain property from her...

117. Kansas City Posse of the Westerners Records Finding Aid Kansas City Posse of the Westerners Records Finding Aid 1955- The Kansas City Posse of the Westerners is a social and informational group formed in 1955 to preserve the history, heritage, and traditions of the American West. Records available include early minutes...

118. SC157 Jenkins Music Company Collection SC157 Jenkins Music Company Collection 1956-1962 and n.d. The Jenkins Music Company Collection consists of items produced by the company for its employees. These include an employee manual, issues of the company newsletter, and two group photographs. The collection...

119. AC6 Lincoln Junior High Collection AC6 Lincoln Junior High Collection 1956-1990 The Lincoln Junior High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Lincoln Junior High School and its successor organization Lincoln Academy for Accelerated Study in Kansas City,...

120. Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid 1957-1968 A group of 108 color slides of images of Kansas City from the 1950s and 1960s, taken by Eldridge, an amateur photographer. The photos include buildings, fountains, hospitals, rooftop views of downtown...