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John T Duncan
K N Taggart
L Michelle Odom
Photo and information on 13th Street, depicting 1930s structures on the street such as 1880s residences, the "citadel of the Salvation Army," Municipal Auditorium, and the Kansas City Power & Light Building....
A. J. Stephens
File contains a biographical article with illustrations about A. J. Stephens (ca. 1889-1980), millionaire owner of the Basswood estate near Liberty, Missouri. Manufacturer of rubber at Truman and Chestnut...
Ada & Chester Franklin
File containing photos and a biographical articles about Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (ca. 1886-1983) and her husband Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founding owners...
Adam Long Residence
Andy James Residence
File contains illustrations and information on the residence of Andy James (dying in 1930), a farmer and son of a Santa Fe freighter moving into the house (built in 1876 by W. P. Phillips at 10225 Glenwood...
Bertrand Rockwell Residence
The Rockwell house at 1004 West 52nd Street was featured as the 13th Designers' Showhouse in 1982.
Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Bingham-Waggoner Estate in Independence. Built about 1855 along the Santa Fe Trail as the residence of John Lewis before bought by artist George Caleb...
File contains a newspaper clipping and other material on the Major George Newton Blossom mansion at 1032 Pennsylvania in Quality Hill.
Brazier Family Genealogy
Information on the interrelated Brazier family, Purdom family, and Waskey family of pioneer Westport. Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on prominent family members such as Catherine Brazier...
Information on the Bullene-Choplin residence, a restored historic home in Independence, Missouri.
Captain Joseph Parks House
File containing a photocopy of a pamphlet about the house (pictured) of Captain Joseph Parks (1794-1859), built in 1845 just west of the state line near the Shawnee Indian Mission and torn down in 1905....
Chatillon-Demenil Mansion in Saint Louis
Notice about Meriwether's candidacy for the office of alderman in 1894. Also Kansas City Star article about the sale of the Meriwether home at 39th and Wyandotte by the daughter Lucie Meriwether Weldon...
Dedication of the Bent-Ward Home
May 29, 1905
Program for "the dedication of the Historical Marker Honoring the Bent-Ward Home" sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) in 1976.
File contains manuscripts, booklets, and information about the designers' showhouses. Designers' Showhouse is a fund-raiser for the Kansas City Symphony generally held in Spring and organized by the Junior...
Edward Stevens Residence
Home location: 3223 Gladstone Boulevard
Elihu Coffee Rice Residence
Information about the slave cabin of Elihu Coffee Rice, or Elihu Rice, on Blue Ridge Boulevard, built in the early 19th century and known as Aunt Sophie's Cabin. Also information on the Rice-Tremonti Home,...
Elijah Chase Residence
Illustration and information on the residence of Elijah Cornell Chase, or Elijah Chase, a Quaker missionary born in Rhode Island in 1837 and moving to Kansas Territory in 1859, "sent by his Uncle Ezra...
Emory J. Sweeney Residence
June 5, 1905
Story of the Sweeney family's mansion and Emory Sweeney's early radio station, WHB, named supposedly as the acronym for "Who the Hell was the Boss." Description of Sweeney, raised in Kansas City and establishing...
Fletcher Cowherd Residence
Folder contains a a copy of a sketch identified as the Fletcher Cowherd residence in Kansas City, Missouri. Also contains a small layout of the house plan. This sketch appeared in the American Architect...
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