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1. A Visit by Helen Keller: Blind Leader Stops Here on the Way to Japan A Visit by Helen Keller: Blind Leader Stops Here on the Way to Japan March/27/1937 Photo and biographical article about Helen Keller, a prominent leader of blind people, staying in Kansas City "for a 2-day visit at the home of R. Bryson Jones" at 1045 West 56th Street on her way to a...

2. Andrew Young Andrew Young 1924 Photo and bio of Andrew Young, vice-president of "the mammoth business of Montgomery Ward & Company" in Kansas City. Born in Scotland in 1871 and raised in Chicago before coming to Kansas City in 1904...

3. Crestwood: KC's Friendly Showplace Crestwood: KC's Friendly Showplace November//1989 Description of the design and culture of the neighborhood "between UMKC and 56th Street with east-west borders between Oak and Holmes streets," developed in 1919 by J. C. Nichols, with streets following...

4. Deaths: Mrs. Robert T. Swofford, Jr. Deaths: Mrs. Robert T. Swofford, Jr. March/3/1964 Obituary for "Mrs. Bertha Wright Swofford [or Bertha Swofford], 71, of 536 East [56th Street], who was active in historical society and museum work." Lifelong Kansas Citian, widow of Robert Swofford, Jr.,...

5. Elsie Henson Elsie Henson Photo and multiple articles about Elsie Grant Henson, or Elsie Henson, a writer of juvenile fiction (with Missouri and Ozarks settings) in the 1950s, residing at 4119 East 56th Street.

6. Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour June/23/1964 Photo, caption, and article about the destruction by fire of the "2-story stone building at 1501 Broadway, once the home of one of Kansas City's oldest churches." Built in 1902 as "the third home of the...

7. Hunter Gary House Hunter Gary House 2007-10-26 National Register nomination for house at 1228 West 56th Street designed by architect John Van Brunt that contains history and description of building.

8. In Their Footsteps In Their Footsteps January 14, 2006 Article profiles Armour Stephenson III, whose parents were killed in a plane crash January 21, 2005. Stephenson has taken over the ministries of Armour Stephenson, Jr. and Shirley Stephenson at Parkway...

9. John Henry Aikens Residence John Henry Aikens Residence One page about the John Henry Aikens residence on display for the 1981 Designers' Showhouse XII at 800 West 56th Street, built in 1911. Description of the house and its owner, the first president of the...

10. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Colonel Richard Bryson Jones, or R. Bryson Jones, "member of the firm of R. B. Jones and Sons" and a World War I officer, born in Kentucky in 1872 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as...

11. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Hunter Larrabee Gary, or Hunter Gary, an executive officer with various telephone companies around the country and internationally, born in Macon, Missouri, in 1884 and settling in Kansas...

12. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of William Thomas Grant, or William Grant, also known as W. T. Grant, founder and president of the Business Men's Assurance Company, born in Ohio in 1878 and raised in Ellinwood, Kansas,...

13. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Joseph Franklin Porter, or Joseph Porter, "President of the Kansas City Power and Light Company." Born in Iowa in 1863 and coming to Kansas City in 1892 as an electrician before settling...

14. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Ray Moseley, a 52-year-old real estate developer since about 1923 with residence at 438 West 56th Street.

15. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Elmer Pierson, founder and chairman of the board of the Vendo Company at 25th and Washington Streets with residence at 1030 West 56th Street. Starting out in Kansas City as a banker and...

16. Lester Sunderland Residence Lester Sunderland Residence July 29, 1932 View from the northeast of the rear and gardens of the Lester T. Sunderland residence, 1226 W. 56th Street. Sunderland was chairman of the Ash Grove Lime and Portland Cement Co.

17. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of Dr. J. Archie Robertson, a physician and "founder of Wesley Hospital" (presumably in Kansas City) in 1907, born in Virginia in 1865 and coming to Kansas City in 1903 with offices at 1111...

18. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of Hunter Gary, "president of Theodore Gary and Company and officially identified with numerous financial, industrial, and public utility organizations." He was born in Macon, Missouri, in...

19. Residence on West 56th Street Residence on West 56th Street Full frontal view; located at 651 West 56th Street.

20. Residence, Mr. Louis Wolferman, Kansas City, Mo. Residence, Mr. Louis Wolferman, Kansas City, Mo. March//1917 Photos and architectural drawings of the residence at 1420 West 56th Street, designed by Shepard & Belcher, architects.