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1. "The cure for what ails ya" "The cure for what ails ya" August 15, 2012 Postcard image of and short article on the Thornton & Minor Sanitorium, 10th and Oak Street. The hospital was founded by Dr. T.W. Thornton in 1887. Eight years later, in 1885, Thorton partnered with Dr....

2. 12th Street Viaduct Links Downtown to Bottoms 12th Street Viaduct Links Downtown to Bottoms July 20, 2011 Photo postcard showing the construction of the "new" 12th Street Viaduct and an accompanying article about its opening on March 8, 1915.

3. A Little Slice of Beverly Hills in Independence A Little Slice of Beverly Hills in Independence January 9, 2008 Postcard image and short article about the Beverly Hills Acre Tracts subdivision in eastern Jackson County between the city limits of Kansas City and Independence, Mo. The housing tract was developed in...

4. A Turbulent Path for Rose Followed a Career Creating Beautiful Buildings A Turbulent Path for Rose Followed a Career Creating Beautiful Buildings June 4, 2008 Short article about William W. Rose, architect and former mayor of Kansas City, Kansas. After two controversial stints as mayor in 1905 and 1906, Rose returned to the architectural profession and went...

5. A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today October/12/1988 Photos and biographical article about Mildred Kittell Ray, or Mildred Ray (ca. 1895-1996), known as Mrs. Sam Ray in her articles in the Kansas City Star. The articles started about 1976 and depicted and...

6. Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker January 11, 2006 The column "Postcards of Historic Northeast" features the Arly L. Hedrick Bridge as seen in 1921 at 27th Street. The bridge was built in 1919 in Troost Park by the firm of Hedrick & Hedrick and is now...

7. Aviation History Took Flight at Fairfax Aviation History Took Flight at Fairfax May 5, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the history of the Fairfax Industrial District, Fairfax Airport and Aircraft Assembly Plant. The Fairfax Airport opened in 1928 and was the primary airmail departure...

8. Bartle, Paige, Pendergast All Call Forest Hill Home Bartle, Paige, Pendergast All Call Forest Hill Home June 1, 2011 Postcard image of Forest Hill Cemetery (69th & Troost Ave.) and a short article about some of the notable Kansas Citians buried there.

9. Benton Circle: The Early Days Benton Circle: The Early Days August 12, 2009 Postcard image (ca. 1925-30) of the Benton Circle intersection located at St. John Avenue and Benton and Gladstone boulevards. The accompanying article includes information about a monument and plaque...

10. Building Stands the Test of Time and Redevelopment Building Stands the Test of Time and Redevelopment September 3, 2008 Postcard image and short article on the Kansas City Power and Light building, located at 14th Street and Walnut. Completed in 1931, the 31-story building was designed by local architects Hoit, Price and...

11. Car Dealers Replace Old Mill Car Dealers Replace Old Mill July 6, 2011 Postcard image of the the Old Watt's Mill on Indian Creek and a short article about the mill's history. It was built in 1832 by Jackson County Judge John Fitzhugh and later purchased by Anthony Watts of...

12. Castle Hahatonka Served as an Oasis from City Life Castle Hahatonka Served as an Oasis from City Life July 7, 2010 Postcard image and short article about Castle Hahatonka in the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. The "castle" was the dream of Robert McClure Snyder, a Kansas City businessman who built it as a vacation home...

13. Civil War Heritage in Forest Hill Cemetery Civil War Heritage in Forest Hill Cemetery January 4, 2012 Postcard image and brief history of Forest Hill Cemetery. Located at 69th St. and Troost Ave., Forest Hill was incorporated in 1888 and is the resting place of several notable Kansas Citians. The cemetery...

14. Corner Market Did Business on Ninth Street Corner Market Did Business on Ninth Street December 3, 2008 Postcard image and short article about Benedict L. Bredburg's Metropolitan Grocery. The store was located at 5000 E. Ninth St. in Kansas City, Missouri. The postcard dates from the early 1900s.

15. Crowds Flock to Memorial Dedication 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.

16. Cure For What Ails Ya Cure For What Ails Ya October 5, 2011 Postcard image and short article about The Ralph Sanitarium in Kansas City, located at 529 Highland Street. The treatment center was founded by Dr. Benjamin Burroughs Ralph. According to the postcard advertisement,...

17. Durand's Chicken Dinners-Nothing Better Durand's Chicken Dinners-Nothing Better February 19, 2014 Postcard image of Durand's Restaurant in Platte Woods, Missouri (7512 N.W. Highway 71) and a short article about the development of the city. Platte Woods was incorporated in 1956 in order to avoid annexation...

18. Early 1900s School Site Is Now Interstate Interchange Early 1900s School Site Is Now Interstate Interchange June 23, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the Chace Public School and its namesake, former Kansas City mayor Charles A. Chace. Built in 1880, the school was located on Paseo Blvd. between 15th and 16th streets....

19. Elks Building Gone but Lodge 26 Still Vibrant Elks Building Gone but Lodge 26 Still Vibrant September 21, 2011 Postcard image and short article about the old Elks Lodge, no. 26 building located at 7th & Grand streets. The brownstone building was designed by William Walters of Oshkosh, Wis., and served as the Wisconsin...

20. Famed Theater Designers Made Mark on Kansas City Famed Theater Designers Made Mark on Kansas City March 24, 2010 Short article about Robert and Carl Boller, founders of the Boller & Boller architectural firm. The brothers designed and remodeled hundreds of theaters in the western United States, including several...