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Ford, Susan Jezak
Wonderscope, Children's Place Set Sights On a 'Wow" For Kids
February 19, 2008
Two local children's museums want to merge and build "a world-class destination museum." The governing boards of both the Children's Museum of Kansas City and of Wonderscope have now signed a letter of...
Chapter discusses the history of the university. Founded by Presbyterian minister Reverend Eben Blachly (1800-1877) for refugee children from Missouri in the late 1850s to 1860s, the school began as "the...
Group class photograph for Visitation Catholic School, Grade 5, 1955-56. School located at 5134 Baltimore in Kansas City, Missouri. Only identification, 2nd row down from top, fifth student from the left...
Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
Troupe Could be Another Player in Lee's Summit
December 29, 2008
The Martin City Melodrama, a local theater group known for satire and vaudeville, is going to make a place in Lee's Summit, Missouri, its home. "The nonprofit group and community leaders are discussing...
Class portrait identified as Tillery School, Oct. 18, 1904, Effie Nevitt, Teacher. Presumed to be a rural country school, location not given nor are the students identified.
The Inter-"National" News
Employee newsletter of National Bellas Hess, Inc., formerly the National Cloak and Suit Company. Issues include January 11, 1963, and eight from 1966. The newsletters feature photos of employee children...
The Ellises at Woodley
The second of two articles about the life of Sallie Long Ellis, tells about her life at Woodley. She and husband Hayde raised their five children there while he served as Aide to the Secretary of the Navy....
St. Thomas More Elementary School
Interior view identified as St. Thomas More School, first Holy Communion, December 11, 1966. The school is located at 11800 Holmes in Kansas City, Missouri. Includes student identification with the photograph....
SC133 William Weber Collection
This collection contains sketches by William Weber. Weber was a German-born artist who lived in Kansas City, taught drawing at Central High School, and designed floats for local parades.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p788
A portion of eastern Kansas City from E. 55th Street south to E. 58th Street Terrace and from Swope Parkway east to Kensington Avenue, showing buildings, streets and additions. Large numbers at edges of...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page p276
A portion of northeast Kansas City from Pendleton Avenue south to Independence Boulevard and from Woodland Avenue east to Park Avenue, showing buildings, parks and streets. Large numbers at edges of pages...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page p275
A portion of northeast Kansas City from E. 3rd Street south to Independence Avenue and from Lydia Avenue east to Woodland Avenue, showing buildings, parks, and streets. Large numbers at edges of pages...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p143
Northeastern part of early Kansas City from Independence Avenue south to just past Admiral Boulevard and from Harrison Street east to Tracy Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p141
Northeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 10th Street south to E. 12th Street and from Harrison Street east to Tracy Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
Revelry: KC's Royal Wedding
Photographs and article about the "largest wedding ever held in Kansas City" between Jane Dickinson and Michael Kress. The wedding was held at the Visitation Catholic Church, rehearsal dinner at The Webster...
Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid
The National Republican Party Convention was held in Kansas City in 1976. This collection contains various memoribilia from the convention.
Redemptorist Catholic School Class
Interior view of first grade class at Redemptorist Catholic School. Photo includes partial student identification on the back. The school was located on Linwood on the east side of the church at Linwood...
R. J. Delano School
Exterior, full view of the R. J. Delano School located at 3708 Linwood. Small white sign in front reads: "PWA, Federal Emergency, Administration Public Works, R. J. Delano School, (last line unreadable)."...
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