Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 223 item(s) for: "Photographs" magazine article
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Creator
Katherine Baxter (29)
Sherwood Goodenough (4)
David Jackson (4)
Mike Sinclair (3)
Leigh Elmore (3)
Show more...

Subject
Civil War (14)
Photographs (11)
Residences (9)
African Americans (8)
Architects (7)
Show more...

Date
February 2002 (6)
Spring 2004 (4)
Autumn 2003 (3)
January 2002 (3)
Summer//2002 (2)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Where Were They Then? Where Were They Then? May, 2004 List, brief descriptions, and several photographs of historic restaurants in Kansas City and Johnson County, Kansas.

2. Where Candy is Made Where Candy is Made May 1, 1903 Report on the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company, a cracker and candy manufacturer. Includes detailed information on the candy-making process and interior photographs of various candy-making departments and workers....

3. When the Union and Kansas Pacific Built Through Kansas When the Union and Kansas Pacific Built Through Kansas Summer 1966 Article about the construction of railroads into Kansas. Includes numerous newspaper references to the laying of the track and the political issues involved as well as the history leading up to the event....

4. What's In a Name? The Bloch Family What's In a Name? The Bloch Family December 1, 2003 Article features the Bloch families, Henry, Richard and Leon, founders of H & R Block tax services. The brothers grew up in Kansas City and started the business in earnest in 1955. Includes photographs...

5. West Edge: Dream Project Has Unique Challenges and Opportunities West Edge: Dream Project Has Unique Challenges and Opportunities Fall 2011 Article about the stalled West Edge project just off the Country Club Plaza at Belleview Avenue and 48th Street, detailing the design that was Bob Bernstein’s vision until he walked away from the project....

6. Well Connected Well Connected 2006 Article about the life and work of architect Mary Rockwell Hook. It focuses particularly on her work for the Pine Mountain Settlement School in Kentucky and includes photographs of her buildings there....

7. Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Summer//2002 Article gives a history of the African American militia units in Kansas raised during the Civil War. It details those "colored" units that fought in the Battle of Westport and the battles in this area...

8. Volunteers Helping: Collections at Society Archives Are Growing Volunteers Helping: Collections at Society Archives Are Growing August 1977 Description of "[c]opies of materials and photographs of the old Webb Castle on Truman Road from Clara Lee Webb's album" acquired by the Jackson County Historical Society.

9. Voices from the Territory Voices from the Territory Spring 2004 Photographs and descriptions of 19 key figures in the history of the Kansas Territory. The individuals pictured and described in the article are: Florella Brown Adair, John Brown Jr. and Own Brown (sons...

10. Vintage KC: 1920-1921 Vintage KC: 1920-1921 July 2007 Photographs and a brief article about the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City building at 925 Grand. Construction of the 367,000-square-foot building began in in May 1920 and was completed in November...

11. Unlocking the Shackled Past of Jackson County's Jail in Independence Unlocking the Shackled Past of Jackson County's Jail in Independence Autumn 2004 The Jackson County Historical Society is celebrating its 45th anniversary of ownership and operation of the 1859 Jail in Independence, Missouri. This article is the second of two installments concerning...

12. Twisters, Trains & Transitions Twisters, Trains & Transitions June 2008 Article with photographs about John William "Blind" Boone, the piano virtuoso from the 1800s. It includes a color photograph of his piano that was specially made for him by Chickering & Sons in Boston...

13. Toward the Horizon: Alex S. MacLean's Photographs Toward the Horizon: Alex S. MacLean's Photographs June 25, 1905 Article describes photographer Alex S. MacLean's project to document Kansas City's "built and natural environments" from the air. Also described are other aerial photographs, including those in the Library...

14. Toward Fisher's Fence: Getting On Tract To Preserve One of Our Most Intact, Early Homesteads Toward Fisher's Fence: Getting On Tract To Preserve One of Our Most Intact, Early Homesteads Autumn 2003 Article about the Adam and Letty Fisher homestead located today east of Jones Road, mid-way between Bundschu and Truman Roads. The Fisher family were early residents of Jackson County and had slaves. Includes...

15. Total War on the Missouri Border Total War on the Missouri Border July//1996 Explanation of the guerrilla border warfare that took place in Missouri and Kansas both before and during the Civil War. Author explains the situation in these states that precipitated the unique conflict...

16. Tornado Alley Tornado Alley May 1, 2003 Short essay under "Editor's Note" about the devasting tornado that struck the metro area on Sunday, May 4, 2003. Gives some personal experiences of families and includes some color photographs.

17. To Garry Owen in Glory To Garry Owen in Glory July 2011 Short article about early military bands, especially those in the West. Lists some of the tunes or songs in the usual repertorires of the bands. Includes several pictures of military bands and a sidebar...

18. Through a Glass Brightly Through a Glass Brightly October 2000 The KC library has some old photos of landmarks that demonstrate a unique photo process using potato starch. These autochrome photos were taken by Frank Lauder and were used in giving talks to primarily...

19. Thomas Hart Benton: Painting in Photographs Thomas Hart Benton: Painting in Photographs September 2008 Feature article describing Thomas Hart Benton and his work. Gives a brief history, discusses some of his famous works, and describes Benton’s studio and home located in the Roanoke district.

20. There's a Green Glow at KCP&L's New Offices There's a Green Glow at KCP&L's New Offices October/November 2010 Kansas City Power and Light Company moved from 1201 Walnut to 12 floors of One Kansas City Place. The article has photographs and discusses the energy-efficient and sustainable-design of the office space....