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Nettie Thompson Grove
Fred L Lee
Atlas of Kansas City, Missouri: Extended Limits
Map showing the cemetery at 29th and Grand Avenues. Available on microfilm.
Bingham Grave Should Stay in Kansas City
Short essay opposing the proposal to relocate the grave of George Caleb Bingham from Union Cemetery in Kansas City to Arrow Rock, Missouri.
Caretaker's Cottage at Union Cemetery
Full frontal and side view of caretaker's cottage. Cemetery located at 28th and Warwick Trafficway.
Confederate Soldiers Monument
Full frontal and side view of monument to 15 Confederate soldiers. Cemetery located at 28th and Warwick Trafficway.
Death of Margaret Landis Former member of UCHS
Obituary for author Margaret Landis, excerpted from the Kansas City Star. March 27, 2002.
Dedication Of the Ornamental Entrance To Union Cemetery
An eight page typewritten paper originally presented as an address by City Counselor David Proctor at the dedication of the new entrance to Union Cemetery at 28th Street Terrace and Warwick Trafficway,...
Digitizing Union Cemetery Records an Ongoing Process
Rick Graff, board vice president of Union Cemetery, reports that he is making progress in putting the Union Cemetery burial records in to a database. As of this time records A through Fe have been recorded....
F. C. Wornall, 96, Still Urges Monument to City's Pioneers
File containing a map and article about the plans for an improved entrance and addition of a "monument to the pioneer dead who lie in Union cemetery," first proposed by Francis Clay Wornall, or Frank Wornall...
Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy
Description of part of the Isaac McCoy farm set apart as the McCoy cemetery, labeled as part of Union Cemetery on the local history index card.
A brief history of the parks and boulevard system in Kansas City and future plans for downtown green spaces. Included is a detailed map of parks throughout the city. Kansas City is home to 214 parks and...
Kansas City's Hidden Union Cemetery
[O]ught to be one of the community's most popular sites. Needs entrance to add to the brick wall built by the Native Sons of Kansas City.
Kansas City's Union Cemetery
Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on Union Cemetery in Kansas City, established about 1857 at about 28th and Main Streets. Origins and history of the cemetery as an expansion for the overcrowded...
Kuni Kruger Tombstone
Full frontal view of Kuni Kruger tombstone.
Description of Union Cemetery by Daniel Geary, co-founder of the cemetery, where the first interment was made in 1858.
Mystery of Ol' Pap Leads to a KC Cemetery
January 26, 2013
Article announces that researchers have discovered the final resting place of Benjamin Singleton in Kansas City's Union Cemetery. A brief history of Singleton's involvement with the exoduster movement...
New Road Signs in Union Cemetery
Signs installed by the Parks and Recreation Department to aid navigation in the cemetery.
May 16, 1911
Closing of the Union Cemetery leads to replacement of city's only Potter's Field at new location on Municipal Farm in Leeds.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page f008
Key to Sanborn Map of Kansas City, Vol. 1 (corrected to January 1907), showing Kansas City area bounded from the Kansas and Missouri State Line on the west, Cherry on the east, the Missouri River to the...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p066
Central part of early Kansas City in the Union Hill area from W. 26th Street south to W. 27th Street and from Wyandotte Street east to the edge of Union Cemetery, showing buildings, streets, and additions....
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p091
Southern part of early Kansas City on the outskirts of Westport from about W. 40th Street south to about Archibald Street and from Briant Street east to Pennsylvania Avenue, showing buildings, streets,...
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