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American Illustrating ...
A New Dutch Colonial House with a Very Compact Plan
Illustration, architectural drawings, and caption about the new H. H. Halvorson residence at 630 West 62nd Street, designed in Dutch colonial style with garage by "architects, Martling & Brandenburger."...
A New Home for Frank L. Severance
Illustration and caption about the new house of Frank Severance, "treasurer of the Irving-Pitt Manufacturing Company, being built at 629 West [57th Street Terrace," designed by architect John Van Brunt....
A New Look at Remarkable. ..Missouri Town 1855
Illustrations and article about Missouri Town 1855, a collection of relocated and preserved houses and other 19th century buildings from the metro and surrounding areas "on the eastern side of Lake Jacomo."...
A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940
Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...
A Postcard from Old Kansas City
Photo and text about the postcard and the R.A. Long mansion.
A Rummage through a House of Fading Whispers
October 12, 1980
Article about the former residence of the Waggoner family of Independence, Missouri, built about 1855 by John Lewis (a farmer from Kentucky) at 313 East Pacific Street and later becoming the home of "the...
A Slice of Kansas City History
July 2, 2008
Short article spotlighting a house for sale at 5301 Budd Park Esplanade in the old Northeast community. The author reports that it may have been the former home of Judge Azariah Budd.
A Thanksgiving Story
Photo of the Milo Lawrence home.
A Visit in Platte County History
Photo and article about "the second oldest home in Platte County," the "home of Missouri State Representative Meg Harding" in 2001. Built (the original part remaining) in 1837 "by David Johnson" (1814-1887),...
A Window on the World
Photographs and article about the rural home near Kearney, Missouri, of Dutch artist Marjolein Bastin, who has been associated with Hallmark Cards since 1991. Called ''Blue Skies,'' the prairie-style home...
A Winter Scene out of the Past
January 11, 1969
Illustration and caption about the painting by artist Gale Stockwell of the barn (torn down by 1969) "on the farm of Stuart Perkins, realtor and developer of the Briarcliff addition" in Clay County, Missouri....
Full frontal and side view; located at 75th and Broadway
About Real Estate
Article about Porter Hall, "former president of the Real Estate Board," describing him and his home, built about 1887 by his father, Judge W. Ewing Hall, at 27th and Tracy Avenues, also with information...
Full frontal and partial side view.
Adam Long Residence
Adam Long, Pioneer Merchant
Photos of the home and family of Adam Long at 16th and Central Streets, built in 1871 and razed in 1948, with a story of his early businesses in confectioneries and groceries starting in 1854.
Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality
Article by Harbourne Belcher of the firm of Shepard & Belcher, architects of Kansas City, about addressing the needs of "domestic architecture," giving examples in the Country Club District and Mission...
Afternoon View of Japanese Maple
435 W. 62nd, residence of Neil G. Lilley, Chairman, Kansas City Structural Steel Co.
Airway Garden - Close-up
1025 W. 55th, Residence of Lawrence H. Fox, Investor
Albert A. Taylor Residence
View from the northwest garden of the Albert A. Taylor residence, 1230 W. 64th Street. Taylor was Chairman of the John Taylor Dry Goods Co.
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