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John Albury Bryan
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
'Risk at Zero Interest Rates'
February 21, 2012
Article and interview with Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. George, who has been with the Federal Reserve Bank since 1982, became president in October 2011 and serves...
. ..Presenting R. Crosby Kemper: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Biographical article about Rufus Crosby Kemper, Sr., or R. Crosby Kemper, Sr. (1892-1972), president of City National Bank and Trust Company of Kansas City (later United Missouri Bank) since taking over...
10th and Baltimore
View of the southeast corner of 10th and Baltimore showing the old New England Bank building (H. O. Peet & Co.), Land Bank building, and First National Bank building.
View looking toward the southwest of the south side of 10th Street between Main and Baltimore in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The first of the two taller buildings is the Land Bank building, also known...
A Century of Growth in Banking and Finance: KC Starts as Banking Hub, Ends with Regional Offices
Retrospective article detailing the history of banks and banking in Kansas City.
A Colorful Career Comes To a Close
August 16, 2007
Prominent Kansas City sports figure Jerry Green died August 15, 2007, at the age of 77. He was "a flamboyant Kansas City businessman who owned banks and radio stations and tried to buy the Kansas City...
A Model Institution
Illustrations and ad or article about the "New England Safe Deposit and Trust Company" on the "Ninth Street floor of the New England Building, on the corner of [9th Street] and Wyandotte streets, in the...
A New South Side Bank
At 31st and Main Streets.
All in The Family: Missouri Cousins Run 2 Top-Ranked Banks
May 27, 2010
Article discusses the leaders of the United Missouri Bank and Commerce Bank. Both banks were rated by "Forbes" magazine in January 2010 as 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in the list of the best 100 banks in...
American National Bank
File contains information on the American National Bank.
American Sash & Door Company
Unframed (18 in. x 26 in.) matted water color of the interior of what appears to be a bank. It contains teller windows but no identification as to bank. Label on back reads: "From American Sash & Door...
Another Lender in Area is Closed
September 5, 2009
First Bank of Kansas City failed on September 4, 2009. It re-opened as Great American Bank which is based in De Soto, Kansas.
File contains information on Bank Midwest.
Bank of the State of Missouri
Sign above building reads Missouri Valley Trust Co. The bank building was built in July 1859. "Steamboat captains, slave owners, overland freighters, confederate and union soldiers have done business here....
Bankers Fight Money Squeeze
Illustrations and article about big banks in Kansas City.
Banking Gossip: A Banking Change at the Stock Yards
Article about the bank at 16th and Genesee Streets.
Banking Gossip: A New South Side Bank
At 3105 Troost Avenue.
Banking in Early Missouri
Article details the early financial history of the state of Missouri including its currency and early banking system.
Banking in the Early West: Monopoly, Prohibition, and Laissez Faire
In-depth article about the early banking industry in the "West," including Missouri, involving extreme attitudes for and against the institution partly because of the primitive and often agrarian economy...
Banking on a New KC Legacy
June 12, 2008
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City moved into its new headquarters located near Liberty memorial and the edge of Penn Valley Park. The grand opening is scheduled for June 12, 2008. The new building...
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