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Askren, Robert G
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
'World News' Man Very Down to Earth
October 19, 2004
ABC News anchorman, Peter Jennings, visited Liberty, Missouri, gave a speech at the American Royal's Boots, Barbecue and Business Luncheon, and broadcasted ''World News Tonight'' from the Liberty Memorial....
A Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri
Illustrations and descriptions of the award-winning designs for the memorial located at Penn Valley Park.
A Monumental Failure?
Discusses the controversy surrounding the planned expansion and new museum at the Liberty Memorial.
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the area around 25th Street and Holmes Avenue. Liberty Memorial, Union Station and the railroads are all visible. Map identified from...
Aerial View of Liberty Memorial and Union Station
Aerial view of Liberty Memorial and Union Station looking north.
Allied Commanders in World War I
Photograph portrait of the five allied commanders in World War I. Standing in uniform from left to right are Lt. General Baron Jacques (Belgium); General Armando Vittorio Diaz (Italy); Marshal Ferdinand...
Folder includes published brochures and speeches, photographs of the 1921 American Legion Convention Executive Committee, charter of the William T. Fitzsimons Post No.8 which was the first post organized...
Architecture 1913-1933: Metamorphs in Twenty Years
Discussion of how architecture changed in the period following 1885-1913, with examples of Union Station and Liberty Memorial.
Biography of Daniel MacMorris (1893-1981), Artist
Buildings in Nation's Spotlight
January 9, 2008
The Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Liberty Memorial have recently won national architectural awards. The American Institute of Architects has awarded their 2008 Institute Honor...
Calvin Coolidge and Queen Marie, Guests at the Liberty Memorial Dedication
Postcard commemorating the visit of President Calvin Coolidge and Queen Marie of Romania at the Liberty Memorial Dedication
Charles Eugene Waldron, Jr.
June 14, 2008
Obituary for Charles Eugene Waldron, Jr., who died on March 10, 2008. He was born May 19, 1909, and was the great-great-grandson of Kansas City pioneer Thomas A. Smart. Among other things he was a member...
Group portrait of unidentified employees, taken in front of one of the buildings at Liberty Memorial
City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950
479 Kansas Citians killed in World War I memorialized by 479 stars in the Liberty Memorial campaign.
Competition for a Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri
Several intricate illustrated plans for the design of the memorial.
Courage, Honor, Patriotism, Sacrifice
Article details the plans for the formal re-opening of the Liberty Memorial with rededication events scheduled for May 25-May 27, 2002. Plans call for elected officials, military bands, color guards, entertainment...
Cowtown Chronicles: The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month--Armistice
Photo, illustration, and history of the Liberty Memorial, dedicated in 1921 as a World War I monument across from Union Station on the former "ugly old Vinegar Hill, shanty-clad, dirty and with many of...
Critical Evaluations: Seven Projects, Seven Perspectives
Kansas City architects, artists and others analyze seven recent building projects: Sixteenth on Summit condominiums, Sprint World Headquarters, Brush Creek Corridor, Liberty Memorial restoration, Kansas...
Crowds Flock to Memorial Dedication
May 25, 2011
Postcard image and accompanying article describing the large crowds and dignitaries on hand for the dedication of the Liberty Memorial, November 1, 1921.
Dedication of Memorial's Site Brought World Leaders to City
Photo and article about the memorial dedication wall.
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