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. ..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...
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...
Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the 18th & Vine District with description of many of the league's former players such as Buck O'Neil, Satchel Paige, Woody Smallwood, Lefty...
A New South Side Bank
At 31st and Main Streets.
A Tale of Two Cities
Article comparing Kansas City, Missouri, to Houston, Texas, in 1928, pointing out the following prominent urban features of Kansas City: one first-class Union Station, one beautiful war memorial, 550,000...
Bank Guaranty Problem
Photo and biographical article about Thornton Cooke, "treasurer of the Fidelity Trust Company of Kansas City, Missouri, and author of an article with "deep research" on safety of Western banks, "published...
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 History
Photo and article about the City Bank building at 1801 Grand Avenue, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Banking on the Curbstone
Announcement of Mercantile Bank & Trust's new "drive-by, walk-by" depository receptacle for banking.
Banks and Cities
History of banking in Kansas City, focusing on the development of trade.
Believing Is Seeing
Photos and biographical article about Tom McDonnell, "the 48-year-old head of America's largest mutual fund servicing company, " DST System Incorporated, "a new enterprise [in 1969] that would offer banks...
Belle Starr--and Her Times
Photo, portrait, and biographical article about Belle Starr (ca. 1848-1889), a woman outlaw in Old West Missouri "called the feminine Jesse James." Born in Carthage, Missouri as Myra Belle Shirley and...
Grand opening at 1728 Grand Avenue.
Busy Days on the Big Muddy
Illustrations (by artist Robert Andrew Parker, or Robert Parker) and article about the riverboats carrying cargo downstream on the Missouri River, with many depictions of barges, their pilots, and river...
Article about the growing trend of women in upper positions as bankers.
Case Studies in Adaptive Reuse: Grand Avenue Bank Transformed into Architectural Office
Imposing building at 18th and Grand Avenues originally built by R. C. Kemper for the City Bank in 1926.
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