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181. SC86-3 Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid SC86-3 Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid ca. 1870-1925 (bulk 1890-1916) Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin, daughter of Kansas City School Superintendent James Greenwood and his wife Amanda, was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on August 1, 1860. She resided in Kansas City, Missouri,...

182. 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...

183. SC88 Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid SC88 Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid ca. 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s] Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...

184. SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid SC89 Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid 1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928) Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...

185. SC9 Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9 Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890) Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...

186. SC9-1 First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9-1 First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1824-1978 (bulk 1835-1960) This collection contains 59 unique abstracts for residential property located primarily in Johnson County, Kansas, and in the Missouri counties of Jackson and Clay. This property resides in 12 municipalities...

187. 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...

188. SC92 Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid SC92 Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-2000 Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...

189. SC93 Thomas J. Fitzpatrick Papers Finding Aid SC93 Thomas J. Fitzpatrick Papers Finding Aid ca. 1891-1933 Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick was a professor of botany and mathematics, a librarian, and an avid book collector. The Kansas City Public Library purchased nearly 20,000 volumes from his private library...

190. SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid 1896-1929 Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...

191. SC96 Local Zines, Mini-Art, and Mail Art Collection Finding Aid SC96 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...

192. 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...

193. SC99 Philip A. Gambone Papers Finding Aid SC99 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...

194. South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid ca1930 - 1960 The South Central Business Association began in the 1920s. It was a business group for the Linwood and Troost area of Kansas City, Missouri, and considered by some to be the first shopping district or...

195. 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...

196. Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid 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...

197. 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...

198. 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...

199. William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid 1851-1883 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...

200. William Hyde Photograph Collection Finding Aid William Hyde Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1880-1900 (bulk 1886-1888) This collection of 67 photographs taken by William Hyde, a local 19th-century amateur photographer, covers a variety of different subjects. These include: group shots of people who were primarily workers...