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Kansas City Press Club
A Career Selling Historic Northeast
December 21, 2005
Article features northeast real estate agent Tony Termini who graduated from Northeast High School in 1980. He began is career in 1985 with Phil and Jo Mangiaracina, owners of JoMag Realty. He works now...
A Whole Lot of Entertainment Is Coming to Town
Ad with illustration and photo for the never-built but nevertheless real estate award-winning Riverfront Village, a "shopping and recreational" center on the river front area.
An Interview With Fred Curls, Sr.
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded March 11, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digial; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Behind the Scenes with James E. Burke
Biographical article about Kansas City lawyer and land developer James Burke, describing his important but relatively unseen influence in Kansas City's development starting in 1930, describing interactions...
Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor
Charles Price, Realtor
Description of the business of Charles Price, a realtor with offices in the Scarritt Building.
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Fletcher Cowherd, president of the Fletcher Cowherd Company in the Dierks Building. He was born in 1859 in Lafayette County, Missouri, becoming a lawyer in Kansas City in 1879 and...
Colonel Thomas Swope Obituary
October 7, 2009
Obituary for Colonel Thomas Swope (1827-1909), a prominent real estate investor and namesake of Swope Park, dying in 1909. Colonel Swope's body "lay in state" in the rotunda of the Kansas City Public Library...
Commercial Real Estate
June 1, 2003
This issue of the magazine contains "Industry Outlook", v.3, No.6 and concerns commercial real estate in this area. Details meeting of more than 30 of Kansas City's real estate leaders which was held in...
Crossroads Developer Helps Shape Downtown District
Article profiles commercial real estate broker, Suzie Aron. Aron is president of the Crossroads Community Association and owner of several properties in the area.
Deaths: Mrs. Ruth M. Butler
Obituary for Mrs. Ruth Butler, "the second woman ever to be a member of the Kansas City Real Estate Board," dying on October 11, 1970.
Edna E. Perry
This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Edna E. Perry, owner/founder of Edna E. Perry Real Estate...
Eugene D. Brown Dies at 80
May 17, 2008
Article about Eugene Brown, chairman of the old Eugene D. Brown Co. Realtors, who died May 14, 2008. The company was known for its Brown Bear logo and "had more than 400 employees when Brown sold it to...
Experiences and Observations of a Long-Time Kansas City Realtor
Description of the general real estate environment from the 1880s to the 1930s.
Fire Destroys Real Estate Office
Front page article with photos detailing the fire which destroyed the building where Jo Mag Real Estate had offices at 3628 St. John in the Northeast area of the city.
Photo and bio of Frank Baird (1838-1895), a lawyer and leading real estate businessman of Kansas City starting in 1865 and especially during the "boom" of the 1880s, describing his many honors by local...
Gone But Not Forgotten [Etc.]
Article includes excerpt of John Campbell's obituary as well as a photo of both John and Charlotte Campbell. Also a listing for their children and a reprint from the Kansas City Star, June 4, 1950.
Grand Avenue Temple and Office Building
Full frontal and side view of the Grand Avenue Temple church and office building; located on the southeast corner of 9th and Grand. Letterhead and logo for L. J. Baer & Company, Realtors, Suite 200, Grand...
H. E. Roach and Company
Photo and text about the real estate company located in the Junction Building.
Helen Benning Regnier Obituary
March 19, 2004
Obituary notice for Helen Regnier who died on March 17, 2004. She was born on February 18, 1916 in Lyons, New York. She and her second husband, Victor Regnier, acquired numerous real estate properties...
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