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M L Van Nada
William Rufus Jackson
Howard L Conard
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Businesses -- Early
Official absentee ballot : general election, November 2, 1982, Kansas City, Missouri.
J. C. Egelhoff
Boot and shoe store at 716 Main Street, established in 1863.
Allan Saint John
Photo and bio of Allan Saint John or Allan St. John, "candidate for Assessor of Jackson County." Born in Lathrop, Missouri about 1869 and establishing the Minden Monitor and Sheldon Enterprise newspapers...
Jacob Rieger And Company Liquors
City directory entries: (1) first entry in 1899 as Rieger, Jacob & Co., liquors, 1527 Genesee; (2) 1900 as Rieger, J. & Co., wholesale liquors, 1527 Genesee; (3) 1917 as Rieger, J. & Co., wholesale and...
''We Are Not Yet Conquered
Burch Manufacturing Company
Reprint of a November 25, 1928 Kansas City Star article describing the operations of the "Burch Manufacturing Company," a manufacturer of electric popcorn machines. Charles T. Manley was president and...
The Mighty Wurlitzer Unit Organ in Newman's Royal Theatre Kansas City, Mo.
Photograph of Wurlitzer Organ in Royal Theatre also shows stage and orchestra pit. Brief text accompanies the photo.
Book extract of the autobiography of Edward Keating (1875-1965), a national representative from Colorado working with Missouri Representative Champ Clark and Senator Harry Truman against political corruption...
Kansas City Monarchs
The Kansas City Monarchs sent more players to the Major Leagues--20--than any other Negro Leagues team. In addition, 11 of the 30 inductees to the Negro Leagues wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame played...
We Shall Overcome
Book or magazine excerpt about black-owned businesses in Kansas City, including the barbecue establishments of Ollie Gates & Sons and Arthur Bryant's. Related information on employment and other economic...
Committee on Human Relations
Page 6 of the Bryant manuscript mentions Committee on Human Relations.
The View From Kansas
Book chapter tells about the attempt by Andree and Harry Hahn to sell the painting, La Belle Ferroniere, to the Kansas City Art Institute. Chapter also provides a summary of the arts scene in Kansas City...
The Enchanted Years of the Stage
Located at Broadway near 17th Street, built by "Doc" Landis.
Kansas City, Missouri, School Districts
Bound map of the 1947 public school district for Kansas City, Missouri.
Kansas City Open Golf Tournament
Souvenir booklet from the Kansas City Open Golf Tournament for the following: 1st, Swope Park Golf Course, 1949; 6th , Blue Hills Country Club, 1954; 7th, Hillcrest Country Club, 1955; 8th, Milburn Golf...
Like schools, churches were "an expression of communal identiy, serving as a venue for the exchange of ideas and grievances and the creation of social networks to attack the most pressing concerns". The...
To California in 1849
Typed manuscript of the journey of John Hudgins by wagon train to California in 1849. Mention of passage from Mooresville, Missouri, through Westport, Smithville, and Barry, Missouri (in the Kansas City...
Briefs and Other Legal Documents of American Railroad Companies, 1848-1886
Report on the results of an 1887 court case between Marion West and the Missouri Pacific Railway Company in the Kansas City Court of Appeals involving a mule killed by a train on the land of John Knoche,...
The Women's Christian Association of Kansas City, Missouri, Annual Reports
These annual reports of the Association and their work "conducting" the Gillis Orphans' Home, also known as the Gillis Home, and the Margaret Klock Armour Memorial Home for Aged Couples are for the years...
Dawson, William L.
William L. Dawson, trombonist and composer, graduated from Tuskegee Institute in 1921. In 1925, he received the degree of bachelor of music from the Institute of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri. In 1927,...
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