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1. 'Tis Time For a Hoolie 'Tis Time For a Hoolie June 12, 2012 Brown's Irish Marketplace, 3300 Pennsylvania Avenue, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. The family-owned store was established in 1887 by Ed and Mary Dillion Flavin. It became Browne's market in 1915...

2. A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport December 1922 Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of John McDowell Trimble, or John Trimble, a lawyer born in Virginia in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1886 with residence at 1118 Pennsylvania Avenue.

4. A Steady Site for Chitchat and Food: Browne's Has Been at Same Location for 100 Years A Steady Site for Chitchat and Food: Browne's Has Been at Same Location for 100 Years September 22, 2001 Photo and article about the history of Browne's Market and Deli, operating at 3300 Pennsylvania Avenue since 1901 and owned continuously by the Browne family, Irish immigrants.

5. Abstracts Collection Finding Aid Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890) Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...

6. Beecher Ladies of Quality Hill Beecher Ladies of Quality Hill 1950 Paper about the Beecher sisters--Agnes Beecher Allen and Grace Susan Beecher, nieces of Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe--on Quality Hill and their home at 1313 Pennsylvania Avenue.

7. Beecher Ladies of Quality Hill Beecher Ladies of Quality Hill 1950 Biographical description of Edward Allen, the husband of Mrs. Agnes Beecher Allen, arriving in Kansas City in 1865 and becoming mayor in 1867 before building a home for the family, including other members...

8. Biography of John Harris (1795-1874), Hotelier Biography of John Harris (1795-1874), Hotelier 2008

9. Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House March 1972 Report on the preservation and remodeling of the Blossom House hotel at 1032 Pennsylvania Avenue, "built in 1882 in the style of the Chicago School," with its history and biographical information on its...

10. Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House March 1972 Rehabilitation of the hotel at 1032 Pennsylvania Avenue, built in 1882, into the headquarters for an architectural firm.

11. Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri September//1970 Biographical article about Colonel Thomas Rosser, "an ardent pro-slavery man" moving to Kansas from Virginia in 1856 and later the same year to Westport as a druggist at about "the southeast corner of...

12. Commercial Real Estate Commercial Real Estate November 2001 Photos and article reviewing recent buildings and other projects of several prominent local "construction companies, architects, engineers and commercial real estate developers and agents" with information...

13. Do You Live on the Armour Farm? Do You Live on the Armour Farm? October 17, 1962 History of the Armour Fields district, formerly part of the K. B. Armour family farm house, since 1918, when it was bought by J. C. Nichols, at 6740 Pennsylvania Avenue, with photos.

14. Driving Cattle from Old Westport to Coast Was Rugged Task 100 Years Ago Driving Cattle from Old Westport to Coast Was Rugged Task 100 Years Ago July/12/1955 Biographical article about James Gillespie Hamilton by his granddaughter, the author, describing his cattle drive in 1857-1858 from Westport to California as "a member of the firm [Blank & Blank Cattle...

15. Early Kansas City Scene Early Kansas City Scene April 1869 Early view of downtown Kansas City area identified as pond, northwest corner of Penn and Bluff Streets.

16. Easel Streets Easel Streets September//1980 Article about the Westport Art Fair, presumably started in the 1970s, held on Pennsylvania Avenue, and its competition with the Plaza Art Fair, with illustration.

17. Father and Son Closing Shop Father and Son Closing Shop May/1/1953 Photo and biographical article about James Hardacre, and his son James E. Hardacre, druggists closing up shop at the "Hardacre pharmacy on the northeast corner" of 43rd and Troost Avenues. Includes description...

18. George Wiedenmann: Westport Fixture Shared Bright Outlook George Wiedenmann: Westport Fixture Shared Bright Outlook June 19, 2007 Obituary information on George Wiedenmann of Overland Park, Kansas, who died on May 29, 2007 at the age of 82. "Originally from Germany, George Wiedenmann's family settled in the Westport area in 1854....

19. Going Out: Kansas City Barbecue Going Out: Kansas City Barbecue August//1993 Photo and review of barbecue restaurants in Kansas City, including Arthur Bryant's in the 18th & Vine District, Ricky's Pit Bar-B-Que at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Snead's Corner Bar-B-Q in Belton, Missouri,...

20. Harris House Hotel Harris House Hotel Postcard of the Harris House Hotel